Water And Sodium Balance

The equilibrium of water and sodium is interdependent to a great extent. The total body water (TBW = total body water) is about 60% of body weight in men (with variations between 50% in obese people up to 70% in lean humans) and about 50% in women. Nearly one-third of the TBW are located in the intracellular compartment (intracellular fluid or ICF); the other third is extracellular (extracellular fluid, or…

September 3, 2018