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how many milliliters of water should you drink a day

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Your alcohol tolerance is specific to your physical condition. Beer is generally a safe beverage in moderation. However, there are many factors to ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Every one...: Should try and consume 2 quarts of water per day. Taking biotin does not change this in either direction.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
6-8 glasses: One should stay well hydrated! depending on age, circumstances such as heat, humidity, medications, current illness, stress, activites and thirst, on ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Daily water requirem: Normal maintenance fluids reflect the necessity to replace daily water and electrolyte losses from the skin and the respiratory, urinary and gastroint ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
A lot!!!: 3000 to 3500 ml (3 to 3.5 litres)
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Funny question: This is a 21st century question. For as long as humans have walked the earth, we've relied on our brains and kidneys to tell us when to drink, and it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No relationship: There is no need to drink water to somehow compensate for coffee or tea.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Enough not to feel: Thirsty in a normal healthy person , even better should make at least a liter of urine , which is a good indication of adequate hydration.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Nephrologist: Yours is a much more severe question. Your answer needs to come from your internist. I am not sure what your blood pressure status is or your cardia ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: It is always wise to eat your water by having 6 servings of fresh vegetables raw or lightly steamed and at least one fruit every day which are 90 % wa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends: One common rule of thumb is that the number of ounces we drink each day should be half our weight in pounds (or about equal our weight in kg), so a 12 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
What size?: You can comfortably drink 6 to 10 glass of water a day, depending on your needs and activity. It's a good habit to drink minimum 6 glasses of water a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Averages can vary: Your water needs depend on many factors, including your health, how active you are and where you live. The institute of medicine recommends 3 liters a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Water: i tell my patients to drink 8-10 8 oz glasses of water per day but certainly you can get adequate hydration through foods like melons. If your urine ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Messer
13 years experience Family Medicine
About 8: About 8, depending on the size of the bottle. Minimum 64 ounces of water/day.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
43 years experience Psychiatry
Eight.: Eight ounce glasses. At a minimum.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
8-10: The normal cells of your body when functioning correctly loose about 10 glasses of water per day and need to be replenished. If they are not, then th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Water intake: Hi. There is a lot of opinion stated as fact regarding water intake. Most of everything you drink is water (juice, milk, beer, soda, whatever; excepti ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
No requirement: Milk is a good source of calcium and Vitamin D. Look at how much you are getting from your diet and calculate how much you need in addition from milk. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Standard answer…: Used to be at least 8, but now some are saying that may be too much, especially for people with problems involving fluid overload. If you're generally ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
About 1/2 body wt: A good rule of thumb is take - take your body weight (in pounds) and divide by two (in ounces) example - if your weigh 150 pounds then drink 75 ounce ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tambi Jarmi
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
2 liters : 2 to 3 liters are the required amount of fluids on daily basis

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