Exercise-induced hyponatremia: causes, risks, prevention, and management.

  • R E O'connor
  • Published 2006 in Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine

Abstract

Exercise-induced hyponatremia is most commonly associated with prolonged exertion during sustained, high-intensity endurance activities such as marathons or triathlons. In most cases, exercise-induced hyponatremia is attributable to excess free water intake, which fails to replete the sometimes massive sodium losses that result from sweating. The risk of… (More)

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