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How many glass of water should we drink every day?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
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 120 lb. Person should drink 60 oz. This does not have to all be water, though water is the best overall choice. However, if it is hot out or you are very active you need to drink more. See http://nutrition.About.Com/od/hydrationwater/a/waterarticle.Htm.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

How many glasses of water is recommended to drink every day?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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 healthy & physically active, 8 should still be fine. If your do strenuous work or exercise, especially in hot environments, more than 8 may be needed to replace what you've lost to prevent dehydration.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How many glasses of water should a 20 year old drink every day?

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Dr. Lauren Phillips
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
At least 64 oz total: Young women should drink at least 8 glasses of water a day, or a total of 64 oz. You should drink more if you exercise vigorously or live in a very hot climate.
A 18-year-old female asked:

How many litter of water should I drinking per day?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Holistic Medicine 53 years experience
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 % water but also have electrolytes and nutrients. Soups are a good source of water in the winter. Iif you are sweating a lot you need more water but a hydrating solution is better. If your urine is concentrated drink enough water for it to be light.
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A 17-year-old male asked:

How many liters of water should we drink in a day? And why

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
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.
A 18-year-old male asked:

How many ounces of water do you have to drink a day?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
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's served us well. Now people write entire books on the subject! how much to drink depends on your level of exertion, whether you're sick or well, sweating or not, the temperature and humidity. Drink when you're thirsty, and then a little more.

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