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Doctor insights on: Electrolyte Imbalance Symptoms

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Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Which ones?: Varies widely depending on which hormones are invovled. What are you experiencing? ...Read more

Dr. Frank Holmes
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Electrolytes (Definition)

Electrolytes are substances like sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, hydrogen, ...Read more


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What are electrolyte imbalances?

What are electrolyte imbalances?

Sodium, potassium: These are the most common to have imbalance but also magnesium, calcium, chloride and phosphorus are all electrolytes since by definition they all have electrical charge in the ionic (reactive) state. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause hormone imbalance?

Can anemia cause hormone imbalance?

Usually not: Really severe anemia can occasionally be associated with ovarian failure, but not usually. In men, really severe anemia should not be associated with hormones. ...Read more

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Could hormone imbalances be cause excessive thirst?

Yes: There are many possible causes. If it is accmpanied by great hunger and large amounts of urine, one would suspect diabetes and test approprriately to be sure. ...Read more

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Cause of muscle spasms in arms +2 months. Not Lyme or electrolytes imbalance?

Cause of muscle spasms in arms +2 months. Not Lyme or electrolytes imbalance?

Muscle spasms: Sounds like you have see your doctor; please continue to do so. Low magnesium MAY be the issue. Your doc can measure that and other nutrients via blood work. Are you on a statin medication? That can cause muscle pain. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could hormonal imbalance and periods cause heart flutter?

Could hormonal imbalance and periods cause heart flutter?

Yes: Palpitations are common in menopause and are related to changes in hormone levels. Hormones are commonly given to women to treat those symptoms. Palpitations are just the fluttering sensations in the chest most commonly caused by the heart skipping, or beating faster or more forcefully. Sometimes the fluttering sensation is due to something else and the heart rhythm is normal. ...Read more

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Could hormone imbalance balance out without intervention?

Could hormone imbalance balance out without intervention?

Which of: your body's thousands of hormones do you think are out of balance, and why? Try discussing it with your doctor, not the internet. ...Read more

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Symptoms of imbalanced equalliberium?

Symptoms of imbalanced equalliberium?

Spinning sensation : Dizziness, nausea, ringing in the ear, not walking in a straight line etc. See your dr for any concerns. Take care ! ...Read more

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Could low potassium cause heart symptoms?

Could low potassium cause heart symptoms?

Yes: Low potassium cause muscle weakness and may increase risk of arrhythmias. Low magnesium sometimes associated with low k, may worse the risk. Ekg must be done. Also the cause have to be investigated. Drug related, GI losses, kidney losses, endocrine disease associated. ...Read more

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Can low iron levels cause neurological symptoms?

Can low iron levels cause neurological symptoms?

Yes: You'll feel crummy if you're becoming iron deficient before you become anemic. I think it's from too little iron available for cytochromes. It's unlikely to produce focal neurologic signs, or explain your blurry vision. ...Read more

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Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?

Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?

Dehydration: Please see your doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and order labs. It is important to find out what is contained in a 24 hour urine collection as well as blood work. If there are problems they can be resolved. ...Read more

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Can depression cause hormonal imbalance?

Can depression cause hormonal imbalance?

Yes: A common feature of depression is a dysregulation of sex hormones (LH, FSH, testoterone), and the menstrual cycle. There are also the stress hormones: cortisone, ACTH. There are also changes in hormones related to bone maintenance and food metabolism. A related point: thyroid hormone deficiency can cause depression. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration?

Symptoms of dehydration?

Many: There are several symptoms to look out for and depends on the severity of dehydration. Thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, dark urine, and muscle cramps may suggest mild dehydration. Worsening hydration status may be associated with dry, warm skin, little or no urination, delirium, syncope or low blood pressure. You should seek immediate medical attention if dehydration worsens. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration?

Symptoms of dehydration?

Dehydration: Headache, lightheadedness, thirst, dry wrinkled skin, dry lips, decreased urine output, constipation. ...Read more

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Could eyestrain cause balance problem?

Could eyestrain cause balance problem?

Not really: But you may be straining because you are not properly corrected for glasses. Poorly corrected vision may contribute to poor balance, but it not likely to be the cause! ...Read more