Presentation on theme: "By: Belinda Weekly and Laura Schoenbeck. Sodium- Na Required for normal body functions Helps absorption of chloride, amino acids, glucose, and water."— Presentation transcript:
By: Belinda Weekly and Laura Schoenbeck
Sodium- Na Required for normal body functions Helps absorption of chloride, amino acids, glucose, and water in the small intestines Also enhances energy and endurance
Chloride- Cl Helps body stay pH neutral by reducing acid levels within the stomach Effectively digest food and breakdown food to be absorbed by small intestines.
Hyponatremia Inadequate amount of salt intake Dangerous for an athlete in training
Causes of Hypernatremia High blood pressure Too much salt in body Severe exercise or seizures Sodium overload Unreplaced water loss
Back in the Game Sports Medicine is a clinic dedicated to the treatment of physical injuries to the body. Caring for an injured body involves more than making the diagnosis; it's about understanding and treating the cause to prevent future injuries. The clinic addresses injuries of the spine, extremities, sports, and auto/work.