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Hormonal Imbalance Triggers Water Intoxication in Marathoners

McLean Hospital Researcher Calls for New Preventative and Therapeutic Measures

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April 30, 2007

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Belmont, MA - Runners who consume either too much water or sports drinks during a marathon can develop a life-threatening condition called exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH). Beyond drinking, however, researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital report in the May 2007 issue (abstract)-->