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What Are Electrolytes?

What Are Electrolytes?

Electrolytes are minerals that, when dissolved in water, break into small, electrically charged particles called ions. Examples of electrolytes are magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium. They are required for the nervous system to effectively communicate with various parts of the body using electrical impulses. Electrolytes help the body to maintain normal physiological functions such as muscle contraction, brain function, and heart rhythm. They also are important for maintaining an optimal fluid balance in your body. Read more...