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is drinking 3 litres of water a day bad for you?

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Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It depends: It depends on your health , your activity level and where you live. A rule of thumb is that men 70 kg weight should drink around 3 l per day whereas women same weight should drink2.2 l.
Answered on Dec 11, 2016
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Daily water intake: I commend you to care for your Health! Amount of daily water intake is based on age, gender, and activity level. It is recommended- eight 8-ounce glasses about 2 liters. Listening to your body and drinking when you feel thirsty is a good way to ensure staying hydrated. Drinking too much water can lead to low levels of sodium in the blood which can cause weakness, confusion, nausea, vomiting.
Answered on Oct 13, 2019

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