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If my electrolyte levels and sodium levels were normal, is drinking 1.5 gallons of water safe per day.?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Excessive drinking: Yes i suspect this would not be a worry to you providing your sodium level is not low and you are not diabetic.(both ruled out via labs) i would make sure your urine specific gravity is normal. There are alot more problems related to less drinking than more, i believe.

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