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Old 08-21-2014, 10:13 AM   #194
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Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

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Originally Posted by Steven Wingo View Post
Here is an unfortunate sporting death needing further investigation, occurring immediately following the conclusion of a half marathon. The potential causes are still wide open, but possible hyponatremia needs to be on the list to be considered.

http://www.weather.com/health/virgin...athon-20140318
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Early report on a death after the London marathon:

http://news.sky.com/story/1241957/ma...ondon-marathon (wfs)

Of course it's too soon to know the cause in this case. Since learning of EAHE, I'm always going to suspect it when seeing a story like this. I don't think EAHE overhydration deaths are in the forefront of general public knowledge enough. It's not the first thing suspected in media reports.
We've discussed two cases of death and long distance running in this thread. An update on Cameron Gallagher reports she died of an irregular heartbeat and dehydration caused by physical exertion. She did not die of EAHE. If she had died of EAHE, swelling in the brain would be apparent to the medical examiner.

http://wtvr.com/2014/07/14/cameron-g...ause-of-death/ (wfs)

I can't find any updated report on Robert Berry.
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