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Would taking electrolytes cause any negative symptoms? Who should NOT takeUpdated a month ago

  1. Medical Conditions: Individuals with kidney disease, heart conditions, high blood pressure, or electrolyte imbalances should consult their healthcare provider before taking electrolyte supplements. These conditions may require specific dietary restrictions or careful monitoring of electrolyte intake.

  2. Medication Interactions: Certain medications, such as diuretics, blood pressure medications, or specific antibiotics, can impact electrolyte levels in the body. Taking electrolyte supplements alongside these medications may affect their effectiveness or lead to adverse reactions. It's crucial to consult with a healthcare professional before combining electrolytes with any medications.

  3. High-Sodium Diets/UPF Consumers: If your diet already exceeds 4 grams of sodium (not salt!) through food, it's advisable to avoid additional electrolyte supplements."

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