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Water electrolyte imbalance

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Water – a vital nutrient - Better Health Channel

Water is essential for the human body to function.

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Electrolytes - Lab Tests Online AU

Electrolyte tests: how are they used; when are they requested; what do the test results mean?

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Salt

Salt is a chemical compound (electrolyte) made up of sodium and chloride. It is commonly used to preserve and flavour foods, and is the main source of sodium in our diet.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Dehydration - when your body needs more water

Dehydration (say dee-hi-dray-shun) happens when your body doesn't have enough water to keep it working properly.

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Dehydration and hot weather - myDr.com.au

Dehydration is the loss of water and salts from the body. You are at particular risk of dehydration during hot weather.

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Hydration and the active child: making sure your child has enough water | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Dehydration is when someone loses more fluids than they take in

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Dehydration - the condition all Queenslanders need to be aware of | Queensland Health

Dehydration is a dangerous condition that can affect all Queenslanders.

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Survive the heat - Better Health Channel

How to cope and stay safe in extreme heat.

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Stay healthy in the heat :: SA Health

Tips for coping on hot days and other fact sheets

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Heat stress and heat-related illness - Better Health Channel

Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster. Find out how you can treat and prevent heat-related illness.

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