of the Third International Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia Consensus
Development Conference, Carlsbad, California, 2015.
Hew-Butler T, Rosner MH,
Fowkes-Godek S, Dugas JP, Hoffman MD, Lewis DP, Maughan RJ, Miller KC, Montain
SJ, Rehrer NJ, Roberts WO, Rogers IR, Siegel AJ, Stuempfle KJ, Winger JM,
Verbalis JG. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jul;25(4):303-20. doi:
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The third International
Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia (EAH) Consensus Development Conference (2015)
has updated a 2008 consensus statement and hopes this new version will help “launch
an educational campaign designed to address the morbidity and mortality
associated with a preventable and treatable fluid imbalance.” After a brief
discussion about the consensus methodology the authors define EAH and review
the epidemiology, risk factors, etiology and pathophysiology of EAH. The
authors also discuss the role of thirst, clinical classification and diagnosis
of EAH, treatment, and prevention. The document concludes with a summary of 9