Hyperphosphatemia

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Hyperphosphatemia (high level of phosphate in blood) is a condition, in which phosphate concentration in blood higher than 4.5 mg (milligram) per blood deciliter. Normal kidneys are so efficient at excess of phosphate excretion, that Hyperphosphatemia seldom happens except in individuals with severe dysfunction of the kidneys. For patients, who have kidney failure, Hyperphosphatemia is […]

Overhydration

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Overhydration is a water excess in the person’s body. Overhydration happens when body’s water intake is higher than its output. Water excess in the person’s body causes sodium in the person’s blood to become overdiluted. Drinking extremely high amounts of water does not usually result in Overhydration, if heart, kidneys, and pituitary gland are working […]

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