28th November 2019

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What are the five essential electrolytes?

Here's a closer look at the 7 major electrolytes:
  • Sodium (Na+)
  • Chloride (Cl-)
  • Potassium (K+)
  • Magnesium (Mg++)
  • Calcium (Ca++)
  • Phosphate (HPO4–)
  • Bicarbonate (HCO3-)

Correspondingly, what are the main ions in the intracellular fluid?

Electrolytes are the chemicals dissolved in the body fluid. The distribution has important consequences for the ultimate balance of fluids. Sodium chloride is found mostly in extracellular fluid, while potassium and phosphate are the main ions in the intracellular fluid.

What are the 3 electrolytes?

The electrolytes in human bodies include:
  • sodium.
  • potassium.
  • calcium.
  • bicarbonate.
  • magnesium.
  • chloride.
  • phosphate.
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