A 38-year-old member asked:
what effects could an imbalance in electrolytes have on your body?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer answered
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Variable: There are many different electrolytes. Some symptoms; high potassium: weakness of the muscles, twitching of the muscles, heart rate slowing low potassium: weakness of the muscles high calcium: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased urine output, lethargy, confusion low calcium: twitchy muscles and cramping low sodium: confusion, weakness and lethargy. High phosphate: itching.
Answered on Jun 25, 2013
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