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There are several triggering factors for ECG changes in patients with Brugada Syndrome that have been described in the literature including fever, intoxication (alcohol, cocaine, or cannabis), electrolyte imbalance and many others.
As this study was all about electrolyte imbalance and primarily serum [Na.
The researchers believe It works because cramps come not from dehydration or an electrolyte imbalance in the muscles, but from excessive firing of motor neurons.
Hyperemesis gravidarum (HEG) is persistent vomiting in pregnancy that results in dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, ketosis and loss of more than 5% of prepregnancy weight or 3 kg.
Many factors, like infections, SBP, constipation, gastrointestinal bleed, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration and drugs (diuretics, sedatives), will precipitate HE.
Dehydration leads to electrolyte imbalance and this can also result in heart disease, he warned.
For example, an electrolyte imbalance can result in a seizure.
What's more, it's great source of electrolytes - and electrolyte imbalance plays a big part in those horrid hangover symptoms.
Salt corrects the electrolyte imbalance in the system," she adds.
In the high-risk patient population - patients prone to severe electrolyte imbalance - this hazardous situation is likely to lead to serious, life-threatening adverse health consequences.
Doctors don't yet know what caused Baker's collapse, but Keys-Baker, who is in Corvallis, told the Jackson County Floridian doctors told her it wasn't because of a blood clot, arterial blockage, or any known heart condition, with dehydration causing an electrolyte imbalance leading to an arrhythmia the most likely explanation.
They include environmental injuries, toxicological cases, animal bites, sexually transmitted infections, pediatric cases, trauma in the elderly, infectious diseases, medical errors, burns, chemical injuries, electrical injuries, water and electrolyte imbalance, disaster management, triage techniques, and mock trials to train health care workers in managing mass casualty incidents.

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