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Ruston, LA
A 33-year-old female asked:

Can not drinking a lot of water mess up your bladder and kidney?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Yes, for sure: In fact insufficient water drinking is bad for all of your body systems. Recent recommendations say to drink at least 8 8oz glasses a day - this is in addition to the water we get in our food intake. Soda, coffee, etc do not count! many find it hard to get into the habit - I do - but it is true. Definitely try to come close to that amount.

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