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Exercise-associated hyponatremia during winter sports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20424407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is hyponatremia that occurs <or= 24 hours after prolonged physical activity. It is a potentially serious complication of marathons, triathlons, and ultradistance events, and can occur in hot and cold environments. Clear evidence indicates that EAH is a dilutional hyponatremia caused by excessive fluid consumption and the inappropriate release of arginine vasopressin. Cerebral and pulmonary edema can cause serious signs and symptoms, including altered mental status, respiratory distress, seizures, coma, and death. Rapid diagnosis and urgent treatment with hypertonic saline is necessary to prevent severe complications or death. Prevention is based on educating athletes to avoid excessive drinking before, during, and after exercise.
Authors:
Kristin J Stuempfle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Physician and sportsmedicine     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0091-3847     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Sportsmed     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-28     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0427461     Medline TA:  Phys Sportsmed     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Health Sciences, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA. kstuempf@gettysburg.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cold Climate
Female
Humans
Hyponatremia / diagnosis,  etiology,  physiopathology*,  therapy
Male
Physical Endurance / physiology*
Sports / physiology*
Water-Electrolyte Balance / physiology*

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