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Electrolyte Imbalance

The body needs electricity to function properly. An electrolyte are mobile free ion that carries electric current in molten stage. From our little knowledge of the process of electrolysis, we know direct current is produced within electrode when they are connected in a solution having electrolyte which could either be a cation (positive charge) or anion (negative charge). Electrolysis is called a decomposition process, but we are not here to discuss electrolysis but to talk about electrolyte imbalance.



Electric current is essential for the body to function and what provides this are called electrolytes. These ions include potassium, sodium, calcium, bicarbonate etc. This electrolytes interacts with the cells in the tissues, muscles, and nerves. Good fruit and vegetable could be a good source of this electrolyte. The balance of these electrolytes are of great essence because The symptoms of electrolyte imbalance can include twitching, weakness and, if unchecked, seizures and heart rhythm disturbances. Older adult are more at risk if they suffer electrolyte imbalance. Electrolyte regulate nerve and muscle function, hydrate the body, balance blood acidity and pressure, and help rebuild damaged tissue. The muscles and neurons are sometimes referred to as the "electric tissues" of the body. They rely on the movement of electrolytes through the fluid inside, outside, or between cells.

Sometimes the electrolyte in the body could be high or low which leads to imbalance.  This could change are as a result of water level in the body and other factors. Water is good for the body but as the saying goes, too much of everything  is not good. Water could dilute the electrolyte in the body making the ions low If one have issues with low electrolyte, instead of taking water, try coconut water it could help boost some of the electrolyte like potassium because these electrolytes must be replaced to create balance for a healthy body. If the ions (electrolyte) is too high, the kidney filters it to help create balance. The most common imbalance is sodium and potassium. One of TCM best supplement to help replace these electrolytes is TASLY Cen forte Tab. With good functioning kidneys, high electrolytes would be balanced. To stay healthy, taking good nutrition or supplement would make one not run out of electrolytes for balance.

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