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Can You Drink Too Much Water While Pregnant
Hydration: Rehydration rates vary by the perspiration and heat conditions. Rule is to replenish same volume of water lost to perspirstion & heat evaporation plus metabolic respiration of cells. But more importantly replenishing electrolytes. This balance of lost electrolytes in isotonic body fluids such as sweat and urine is key towards maintaining homeostatic metabolism and euvolemia during strenuous act. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Yes: While the protein is probably fine these supplements have vitamins and minerals. Between your prenatal vitamin and the Boost you may be taking in too much Vitamin A, which may cause some birth defects and liver toxicity. This is why there have been recommendations that people not drink too much vitamin water. You can get too much of a good thing. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on your weight , how much salt you consume and medications you are taking. ...Read more
Not that I know of: have not had patients complain about this, can't find any cases of it being reported, and it wouldn't make any sense to me. Water is basically completely absorbed from the upper part of the small intestine. ...Read more
Extremely unlikely: A normal healthy person cannot drown by drinking too much water except in an extremely rare situation. He would have to drink a lot of water, perhaps 1-2 gallons. His blood sodium would be diluted too much, leading to brain swelling and/or seizures (some of the ways water intoxication kills people). In his semi-conscious state, he vomits water from his stomach, sucks it into his lungs, and drowns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take to get hydrated once you drink enough water? And how much water should one drink if dehydrated?
A few minutes: Water alone is not the best way to hydrate when dehydrated. A sports drink is actually better as the sugar and electrolytes in it promote hydration at the cellular level. If one is participating in sports such as running or cycling, its best to consume a high quality sports drink such can be found at hammer nutrition, but gatorade works fine. In terms of how much to drink, your body can usually regulate water intake very well. A general guideline is to consume about 500ml of a sports drink for 1 hour of cycling for example. ...Read more
Probably not: Why not just drink plain water and stop wasting your money on a marketing gimmick like vitamin water? ...Read more
How much water do you need to drink if you are on lithium carb? And is it possible to drink too much?
Moderation: First & foremost, you and your prescriber should discuss fluid management and diet at length. It's important to stay hydrated, eat a normal amount of salt in your diet, and avoid overheating and dehydration. You should also have regular lab tests while taking lithium. Lithium is unusual compared to most medications because it is processed by the kidneys, which control our fluid balance. ...Read more
Yes: Drinking excessive amount of water over a short time can cause serious problem. It can lead to water intoxication, low sodium level, mental status changes, convulsions and even death. The elderly are more prone to this risk. Several medications also make one more prone to water intoxication. ...Read more
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