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Could drinking alcohol cause an electrolyte imbalance?

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Nephrology and Dialysis 14 years experience
Yes: If you are a heavy drinker, you could see low magnesium and low sodium levels among other things.
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 46 years experience
Yes: alcohol makes you go to the bathroom where you can loose many electrlytes

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