site is dedicated to reducing the incidence of exercise associated
hyponatremia (EAH) and preventing further deaths from a condition that is largely
avoidable and readily correctable with appropriate, timely identification
- Health Care Providers
- Endurance Athletes
- Race Directors
- Coaches / Trainers
- Medical Directors
- and others
will find the latest EAH research based information and recommendations on:
- Risk Factors
- This will
further the development of a database on EAH cases;
- facilitate communication
between medical personnel and scientists regarding the etiology, management,
treatment and prevention of EAH;
- provide a forum to address questions
- and lead to
the dissemination of the findings by publication.
EAH is not rare.
Almond CS, et al, N Engl J Med found a 13%
incidence at the 2004 Boston Marathon.
EAH is dangerous!
above: L. EAH induced cerebral edema R. normal brain
Courtesy of: Ayus JC et al. Ann Intern Med 2000
above: London Marathon 2006