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April 11, 2023

Don't Sweat It, or You'll Lose It.

Sweating is important, but it can cause a loss of water and essential nutrients that can compromise health and even increase blood pressure!

Excessive exercise, especially in the heat, can cause water and electrolyte losses that compromise health. These losses can even occur during occupational heat exposure, putting us at similar risk.

Commonly depleted nutrients include minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium, and water-soluble vitamins such as vitamins B1, B2, and C.

It is vital to not only consume adequate water and micronutrients but to replace what has been lost and maintain optimal levels in the blood to maintain optimal health.

Want to read more on this topic?

CLICK HERE to read our post in the ODX Research Blog entitled "Sweating Can Deplete Electrolytes and Minerals."

Tag(s): Biomarkers

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