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Compare and contrast how different electrolytes—sodium, potassium, and chloride—function in the body.
Electrolytes are the chemicals in the body which are required for regulating nerve and muscle function and other physiological functions. Sodium, potassium and chloride are important electrolytes in the body. [ Sodium regulates the amount of water in the body. The movement of sodium results in the electric signals required for communication between different cells. Potassium is important for
regulation of heartbeat and muscle functions. Sodium and potassium are positive ions whereas Chloride is a negative ion which is used for maintaining the fluid balance in the body. ]
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User: Compare and contrast how different electrolytes—sodium, potassium, and chloride—function in the body.

Weegy: Electrolytes are the chemicals in the body which are required for regulating nerve and muscle function and other physiological functions. Sodium, potassium and chloride are important electrolytes in the body. [ Sodium regulates the amount of water in the body. The movement of sodium results in the electric signals required for communication between different cells. Potassium is important for regulation of heartbeat and muscle functions. Sodium and potassium are positive ions whereas Chloride is a negative ion which is used for maintaining the fluid balance in the body. ]
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User: What effects might alcohol and caffeine have on hydration levels in the body?

Weegy: Alcohol and caffeine both cause dehydration.
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User: how does coffee and alcohol cause dehydration

Weegy: Caffeine is well absorbed from by the stomach and intestine, and peak blood levels occur about 45 - 60 minutes after ingestion. Once in the blood stream, caffeine causes a number of responses in the body. [ Caffeine is well known for it's stimulant effects on the brain, but there are a number of other physiologic effects that occur. Blood pressure, pulse rate, and stomach acid production are increased, fat stores are broken down, and fatty acids are released into the blood stream. These effects can last from a few hours to as long as 12, but within 4 days of regular use, the body develops tolerance to many of the effects of caffeine. For example, although caffeine increases blood pressure and pulse in a first time user, a regular user will not experience any significant change. ]
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