hyponatremia

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hyponatremia

[‚hī·pə·nə′trē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Subnormal or reduced blood sodium levels.
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Hyponatraemia, or more specifically, exercise-associated hyponatraemia (EAH) may be attributed to the combined effects of overhydration and sodium deficiency (Noakes & Speedy, 2000).
Chronic sodium deficiency in horses results in decreased elasticity of the skin, a tendency to lick sweat-covered tool handles, decreased appetite, and decreased water intake.
A sodium deficiency may not manifest itself for several days.