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Two Common Mistakes Athletes Make

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

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  • Runners can jeopardize their life by drinking too much water during a long-distance event. An estimated 10% to 20% of people have inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone and retain fluid even though they're overhydrated. As a result, they can lose consciousness and may die unless treated with concentrated salt solutions


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