How do you fix an electrolyte imbalance?

Electrolyte imbalanc. It depends which electrolyte(s) are imbalanced and then to try and find a cause. If they are low, then replace them.
Hello Gatorade! In these situations i find a perfect home remedy is gatorade! it has the electrolytes you need.

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What are the signs/symptoms of an electrolyte imbalance?

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...

How do I check for electrolyte imbalance? What should I do if my medication is causing it?

Speak to your doctor. Will adjust the dose or change them , and will repave and will balance. Read more...
Chem-7. A chemistry check can allay your concerns. Some medications, like diuretics and some blood pressure medications (like losartan), commonly cause electrolyte abnormalities. Your doctor is best able to advise if your medications may be causing a problem. Read more...

What is the difference between electrolyte imbalance and dehydration? What are symptoms of both to look for?

HOMEOSTASIS. Major electrolytes in blood: sodium (na: 135 -148 mmol/l), potassium (k: 3.5-5.5 mmol/l), chloride(cl: 95-105 mmol/l). These must remain within range to have normal function. If any goes down due to loss, e.G diarrhea/ vomiting or up due to excessive intake or retention e.G kidney failure, it is called electrolyte imbalance. Dehydration is reduction of fluid in body due to loss or less intake. Read more...
Lytes vs dehydration. Think of electrolytes as the salts & minerals in your blood that must remain in chemical balance for you to function. Electrolyte balance means your salts & minerals are either too high or too low. This can happen regardless of your state of hydration. Dehydration means you don't have enough water in your body. This can occur independent of electrolyte balance. Read more...
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 more...