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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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Water intoxication in patients treated with desmopressin.
Signs of water intoxication include confusion, nausea, vomiting, muscle cramps, weakness, a change in behavior, irregular breathing, and seizures.
Analysis of samples, including a witnessed urine collection, demonstrated hypotonic hyponatremia with maximally dilute urine consistent with water intoxication.
After start of therapy, patient response should be carefully monitored to prevent water intoxication.
Water intoxication is seen most frequently in children less than six months of age and in athletes.
Correlation of cigarette-induced increase in serum nicotine levels with arginine vasopressin concentrations in the syndrome of self-induced water intoxication and psychosis (SIWIP).
This was followed by water intoxication with dilutional hyponatraemia leading to acute cerebral oedema - brain swelling.
I scour the internet and find that too much water can indeed cause water intoxication (when excess water causes cell tissue to swell; the same effect as if you were drowning in a pool of fresh water) and hyponatremia (caused by the dilution of sodium in the body).
Side effects include nausea, vomiting, and water intoxication.
Hyponatremia, also known as water intoxication, is diagnosed in patients with less than 135 millimoles of sodium per liter of plasma (mEq/L).
The hearing was told he died from the rare condition of water intoxication.
Psychogenic polydipsia and habit polydipsia should be considered, due to the risk of water intoxication and hyponatremia.