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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
People over 3 yr: Need 1/2 their body weight (in pounds) in ounces of water per day. So a 120 pound person needs 60 oz; a 180 pound person needs 64-90 ounces a day.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The amount of water you should drink depends on your body size, how active you are, the weather, and your overall health. Check out this handy calcul ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Alot of times you body lets you know by thirst.However our body sometimes confuses thirst with hunger.We also get fluids through foods that we eat suc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
Specializes in
H2O: Ideally 6-8 glasses per day
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: This depends on your activities and climate Most people will need about 2000 c.c. of fluid intake per day . Do realize that as we get older, we may ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Alot of times you body lets you know by thirst.However our body sometimes confuses thirst with hunger.We also get fluids through foods that we eat suc ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Thirst guides: You thirst guides you.Usually most people need 6-8 eight ounce glasses of water a day.However,if you are more active and or hot climate may neeed more ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Water: This is a complex question. Depends on body size, exercise, heat and humidity and sweat rate. Can do 2nd opinion to help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Water: Six to eight glasses is recommended.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
About...: ...2 liters, none of it sweetened, flavored, or caffeinated.
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