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Doctor insights on: How Many Cups Of Water Should Teens Drink A Day

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How many cups of water should a 16 year old female athlete drink every day?

How many cups of water should a 16 year old female athlete drink every day?

6-8 cups: An adult needs around 2 liters or 8 glasses of water per day. A teen athlete should at least take in 1.5 liters or 6 cups of water. Depending of sport, you may need more. Make sure to take in electrolytes in the form of sports drinks or electrolyte supplements. Hammer nutrition has some of the best sports drinks out there for athletes. ...Read more

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How many cups of water should a adult male drink a day ?

How many cups of water should a adult male drink a day ?

8-10: The normal cells of your body when functioning correctly loose about 10 glasses of water per day and need to be replenished. If they are not, then they will continue to function in a dehydrated condition = unhealthy state. Your choice is to give your cells their proper amount or keep them in a continuing unhealthy condition. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to drink 24 cups of water a day?

Is it harmful to drink 24 cups of water a day?

Probably not: The usual feeling is that 8 cups of liquid per day is sufficient. 24 cups would obligate you to never be far from a bathroom and unless you have an unusual problem with water metabolism, you body will simply eliminate the excess water with an outpouring of diluted urine. If you are doing this as part of a detox regimen, it is doubtful that over 8 cups will add anything. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it really unhealthy to not drink at least a few cups of water per day?

Can you tell me is it really unhealthy to not drink at least a few cups of water per day?

Drink for thirst: There is no special benefit in force drinking water. You know that you need water when you get thirsty. Rare people do not feel thirst, they are usually demented also. And need to be reminded to drink. ...Read more

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Is going to bathroom on average 8 times a day bad for a female.I drink about 2-4 cups of water a day but on rare days it's 5-6.I don't go at night. ?

Is going to bathroom on average 8 times a day bad for a female.I drink about  2-4 cups of water a day but on rare days it's 5-6.I don't go at night. ?

Likely ok: While diabetes, urinary tract infections & some other illnesses can cause frequent urination, your urinary patterns sound normal. Vit c & soda can increase urinary frequency as well. If you're having pain, or don't feel like you're fully emptying your bladder, or if you're still concerned, please see your pcp. You do need to try & increase your water intake to about 8 glasses per day. ...Read more