Doctors warn hikers, other endurance athletes, and medical personnel about the risks of water intoxication

29 septiembre 2015

Knowing the warning signs and responding with the right treatment to of water intoxication can save lives, according to a new report. Exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH), also known as water intoxication, results in an extreme, and potentially fatal, sodium imbalance. As outdoor endurance recreation grows in popularity, so does the risk of EAH.