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Can Electrolyte Imbalance Cause Dizziness
Yes: It will water down the electrolyte concentrations in your blood, also causing problems. ...Read more
Diarrhea: Prune juice on its own does not cause the problem. Prune juice is taken to make stool looser and if there is diarrhea, yes that can cause electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more
I drink about 85-100 oz of water a day plus 32 oz of dr pepper. Will this cause electrolyte imbalance?
Dr. Pepper: As long as your also eating and not just living off dr. Pepper and water and as long as you have normal functioning kidneys like most do, you will not encounter electrolyte imbalance. You will however encounter other less easily treatable conditions with your continued daily 32 oz intake dr pepper, obesity being one of them. The water is okay and start cutting back on the dr. Pepper all together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will linzess for constipation cause me electrolyte imbalance? Should electrolytes be periodically checked upon starting treatment?
Should not: There have been no significant electrolyte abnormalities with chronic Linzess use. ...Read more
It is dangerous to run a marathon using Diazoxide? Could it cause an electrolyte imbalance? I need to take it for my hyperinsulinemia
Can a severe electrolyte imbalance cause an epilectic seizure in someone who DOESN'T have epilepsy? And if not then what can cause a seizure?
Yes: An electrolyte imbalance can cause a seizure. So can many other events that are not epileptic. When someone has a seizure, we first look for other causes before considering epilepsy as the chances for repeat seizures are very low when the cause is treated. If someone has a known seizure disorder, the same things can cause loss of control even when medication has been effective. ...Read more
I would like to know the side effects of the medicine triametrene/hydrochlorothiazide. Does it increase blood glucose and cause electrolyte imbalance?
My doctor wants me to take omeprazole for 1 month to heal my gastritis and GERD. Will it cause electrolyte imbalance?
GERD electrolytes: In general the answer is no. Continue to stay in close follow up with your primary care physician. Continue to eat normally like you usually do. ...Read more
Can BC pills cause electrolyte imbalance? I went on BC, started feeling weird aches/tingles in my legs, started drinking Gatorade, now it's better.
No: Hi. That's a correlation, but no cause-and-effect relationship. ...Read more
Doc tells me to use glycerin suppository whenever I need for constipation. But can chronic use cause electrolyte imbalance? I have Wolff Parkinson whi
Transgender-man2fem-is there a bloodworkless way to tell weakness/fatigue caused by electrolyte imbalance (aldactone) vs muscle loss/low testosterone?
No: For what you've listed, you need labs eg blood needs to be drawn. However, do know that there are other reasons for weakness & fatigue such as medications, supplements (see http://www. Usatoday. Com/story/news/nation/2014/05/09/tests-find-synthetic-stimulants-iforce-nutrition-dexaprine-xr/8905197/ for example of adulterated stuff), thyroid, depression, etc. Best to discuss your concerns w/your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between electrolyte imbalance and dehydration? What are symptoms of both to look for?
1=the other: U should always maintain proper hydration. Dehydration leads 2 electrolyte imbalance. Even if u do not sweat a lot in the heat, u have insensible water and electrolyte loss especially if active in the sun u can b fooled by a breeze 2 think u r ok. Water & a sports drink will b the best. Or some of the old school use salt tablets, but a gator aide like replacement is best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various: Look first for weakness, then confusion. In the hospital, very sick people are monitored and sodium, potassium, and acid-based are controlled well. Outside, we see this in people abusing diuretics, overdoing drinking water, folks with renal and/or adrenal disease, and athletes who overdo things in the heat. Symptoms and signs are seldom "textbook". ...Read more