hyponatremia hyponatremia

Definition(s):

  • (n) abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration

Usage(s):

  • Hyponatremia is surprisingly common; in a study of 488 runners of the 2002 Boston Marathon, 13% were over-hydrated.

News

  • Be Wary Of Dehydration, But You Can Overhydrate, Too

    As Minnesotans try to beat the heat, there's also the danger of drinking too much water. If you drink too much within a certain time span, serious health problems could arise. It's called hyponatremia.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

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