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how can I replace electrolytes without drinking gatorade

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Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Easy: 1. Potassium, k-dur 20 meq twice a week for 3 months. 2. 1/2 teaspoonful of salt in any juice daily till tou feel better.

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Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wen answered
25 years experience Pharmacology
From other food: You can get them from regular meals as well.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Plain water is fine: Gatorade is fine too but if not available, just plain bottled water will be a good replacement, together with a healthy diet, wish you wellness
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends on activity: If you exercise for less than one hour in relatively normal temps, then water is likely adequate. If you are a heavy sweater or exercise greater than ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Better question: If that's what you need to prevent orthostasis then, nothing will happen to you but a more interesting question to ask is WHY does a 29 year old have ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. That's a correlation, but no cause-and-effect relationship.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Restless legs: You may have restless, egs syndrome, the cause of which is unknown. Check with your doctor and have him check your blood ferritin level there is a rel ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Steroids and sleep: Corticosteroid drugs like prednisone commonly cause sleep disturbance, especially with high doses. Electrolye and fluid intake (Gatorade or any other ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Personal preference: Either one is fine, both have electrolytes which are important if you are dehydrated, maybe a bit more sugar in Gatorade.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Electrolytes: Try drinking juices such as orange, grapefruit or lemonade, which are all natural. These have potassium (K)in large amounts and can replace gatorade a ... Read More
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