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Electrolytes

Electrolytes

substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (electrolysis).


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Help please! case study about Excretory System

... positive. Extremities : pitting edema of both legs Investigation Blood examination 1. CBC: Hct 20%, Hb 7% 2. BUN 100 mg/dl, Cr 10 mg/dl 3. Serum electrolytes: Na 130 mEq/L, K 6.5 mEq/L, Cl 102 mEq/L, HCO3 - 4.5 mEq/L 4. Serum albumin 3.0 gm/dl 5. Random plasma sugar 250 mg/dl 6. ABG (Arterial ...

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by kochibaza
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Help please! case study about Excretory System
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... say it travels through the body, I'm suggesting the ionisation in the air gets transferred to some material that can absorb an ionic charge - like electrolytes or heavy metals in the body). I suppose it might help if I explained what I was thinking. Basically, I see it that: Ions in air (or other ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Thu May 31, 2012 1:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Re: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... amounts of caffine, smoking, sugar, and apparently alcohol). I personally thought it was to do with an electro-chemical reaction involving electrolytes, with positive/negative ions being part of the mechanism (which would explain why you get headaches before rainstorms, around certain electronics, ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Thu May 24, 2012 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Re: Digestion

... be able to recognize them, and understand that eating too much of some of them may cause diarrhea, which can cause dehydration, loss of essential electrolytes.

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 8:51 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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... be carried. As with all theories, I need to establish the clear mechanism behind this process before it has any value, and as such, I'm seeing if electrolytes/heavy metals (heavy metals being another theory) could have any impact by inquiry. Perhaps I am looking in the wrong place by looking at ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heavy metals, can anyone answer?
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