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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
At least 2L: All else being stable with no complicating kidney failure, diabetes, use of diuretics or congestive heart failure you should drink at least enough to ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Does not help: You will not lose much weight overnight no matter how much water you drink. You lose weight by controlling your diet during the day.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You need to do more than just drink water. How about trying to minimize carbohydrate intake and exercise regularly.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
WATER INTAKE: You can drink 8-10 glasses per day. Excessive water intake does not ruin the kidneys.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
About 145-150 lb: Your weight should be in the above range. Drink at least 1 liter of water a day or more.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Daily water intake: I would suggest that you drink half of your weight in ounces per day. So if you weigh 140 pounds, then you would need to drink 70 ounces of water per ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
8-10 glasses: There is no firm guideline on how much water to drink daily. But, there are benefits to staying hydrated. For you, this is probably 8-10 glasses of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Drinking water: Depends on how much you exercise or what sports are you doing. Ordinarily you should drink about two liters per day if you are very physically active ... 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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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Satisfy thirst: Despite all the hype about water, and advice online and elsewhere about the supposed benefits of drinking a lot of it, it's mostly an urban myth. Assu ... Read More
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