Electrolytes

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Electrolytes are minerals that exist in the blood and other compartments of your body. Common electrolytes include, but are not limited to, sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium. All of our bodies function best when these electrolytes are maintained in a narrow range. Your doctor may order a blood test to assess electrolytes to ensure that no abnormalities are present.

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