What is electrolyte imbalance?

Answer Body chemistry is a complex and intricate system that, while vital, is extremely sensitive. One important element of the body's internal chemistry is its electrolytes, which can fall out of their p... Read More »

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What are the dangers of electrolyte imbalance?

Electrolytes are ionized salts in your body that help regulate certain functions such as your nerve and muscle actions. According to Health Line, they include potassium, sodium, calcium, chloride, ... Read More »

What are the causes of electrolyte imbalance?

Electrolytes are positive and negatively charged chemicals in the body that regulate important bodily functions. When the exchange of these electrolyte ions is imbalanced, you can become sick.Funct... Read More »

What is the electrolyte in a car battery made of?

Automotive batteries are not all alike and, thus, use different electrolytes. Most are lead-acid, some are nickel-metal-hydride, some are lithium-ion. Lead-acid batteries use sulfuric acid; nicke... Read More »

Is water an electrolyte?

Water as a beverage is not an electrolyte and does not contain electrolytes, though water in the body contains these nutrients that are lost through urine, sweat and feces. Electrolytes are dissolv... Read More »