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Old 09-09-2014, 01:42 PM   #211
Mike Doehla
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Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

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Originally Posted by Jacob Levin View Post
Mike,

If I understand the issue correctly, it's not necessarily that over-use of Gatorade is more dangerous than overhydration in general. The issue is that Gatorade has, for a number of years, deliberately downplayed and outright lied about the risks of EAHE in order to sell their product.

I'm not an expert on the subject, so take my explanation with a grain of salt.
Gotcha. I wasn't sure what the story was here. Thanks.
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