Substances that ionize into anions and cations in body fluids. Electrolytes regulate nerve and muscle function and water distribution between cells, plasma, and interstitial fluid. Imbalances can cause serious physiologic effects, including seizures, cardiac arrhythmias and convulsions.
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Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The numerical value of Electrolytes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Electrolytes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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That’s the minimum. Ideally, you’ll drink more than that, and with added electrolytes, too.
This will be good for you. This is all about hydration, this is a bag of electrolytes and water, and I’m adding an antioxidant, and vitamins C and B12.
Dehydration can cause changes in your body’s electrolytes and also lowers blood pressure, this puts stress on the body and, as a result, could cause an abnormal heartbeat.
Heavy metal exposure can be directly toxic to heart muscle, [It] can also cause problems with electrolytes. Anything that causes a derangement in electrolytes can cause heart palpitations.
It may also offer benefit to those who have experienced symptoms of a hangover associated with vomiting and dehydration, since it may help aid in replacement of needed fluid and important electrolytes.
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