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Transcript of Water Intoxication
Happens mostly during drinking contests or drinking too many fluids without electrolytes when exercising. Very hard to achieve accidentally. -Jennifer Haze, 28, died from water intoxication after competing in a radio contest to win a Nintendo Wii for her 3 children.
-Matthew Carrington, 21, died from heart failure due to water intoxication during a fraternity hazing after being forced to drink multiple gallons of water through a funnel.
-Anthony Andrews, 55, survived a case of water intoxication after a routine of drinking 8 liters of water a day while playing in the musical "My Fair Lady". Andrews spent 3 days in a coma in intensive care. -Nausea
-Loss of conciousness, coma
-Drinking excess amounts of water in a short period of time. (More than 1.5 liters/hour)
-Blood Tests (low blood sodium)
-Urine Tests -Diuretics (Help increase urination)
-Vasopressin receptor antagonists (Increase sodium content in water excreted from kidneys) Dugdale, D. (2011, May 29). Pubmed health Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001431/
Mayo Clinic Staff. (2011, July 14). Mayo clinic. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hyponatremia/DS00974
Simon, E. E., & Batuman, V. (Nove). Background. Retrieved from http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/242166-overview