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Approximately how much water should a person with a BMI of 43 drink daily?

Approximately how much water should a person with a BMI of 43 drink daily?

Water: As long as you have no real health issues, the normal individual should consume half their weight in ounces of water. Therefore, a 150 pound individual should consume 75 ounces of water each day. ...Read more

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How many bottles of 600ml water bottles should I drink daily?

How many bottles of 600ml water bottles should I drink daily?

It depends: It depends on your activity and environment. A good guideline is the urine. If your urine is dark and smeels strong you are probably a little dry and need more fluids. If the urine is light your hydration is adequate. ...Read more

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Is it normal to urinate a lot when drinking 3 to 4 liters of water daily? However my urine is clear and it doesn't hurt or burn.

Is it normal to urinate a lot when drinking 3 to 4 liters of water daily? However my urine is clear and it doesn't hurt or burn.

Once an hour.: Unless you are waking up to urinate you are excreting 4000 ml of urine in about 12 hours. That is about 325 cc/hr which is about the normal capacity of a bladder. Therefore you should be urinating about once an hour. ...Read more

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I drink 2 liters of water daily but i don't feel the urge to go to the toilet until night,i have kidney stones,is this the cause?

I drink 2 liters of water daily but i don't feel the urge to go to the toilet until night,i have kidney stones,is this the cause?

Water: The amount of urine that you drink is certainly what is recommended. The fact that you don't feel the urge is not related to kidney stones. Having kidney stones can cause pain, nausea, vomiting and lead to dehydration. If the stone is causing blockage, that can certainly also decrease urine output from that kidney ...Read more

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What is the minimum required amount of water to be consumed daily for males and females? Is 2 litres sufficient or should we drink 3 litres? Thank you

What is the minimum required amount of water to be consumed daily for males and females? Is 2 litres sufficient or should we drink 3 litres? Thank you

Depends.: How frequently would you like to urinate? 2L is generally adequate intake. Body requires 1/2 ml/kg/hr to maintain waste excretion. For 70 Kg person this is 35 ml/hr (840 ml/day). Body also has fluid losses in stool, sweat and breathing which are about 300 ml/day. Therefore 1200 ml intake is absolute minimum for normal person. This all changes if workload, heat or losses go up. 2L sufficient. ...Read more

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How much water should an eight year old child drink daily?

How much water should an eight year old child drink daily?

Thirsty: Thirst is the best gauge as to proper fluid intake. Most foods are high in fluid content, especially fruits and veggies. A drink with most meals, probably milk though if there is dairy in other ways it's not necessary, and fluid available through the day is likely fine. If urine is more clear than yellow, then you're doing fine. ...Read more

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I weigh 72kg and height is 5'8, what is is the recommended amount of water I should drink daily and what are all the potential benefits of doing so?

I weigh 72kg and height is 5'8, what is is the recommended amount of water I should drink daily and what are all the potential benefits of doing so?

At the age of 19: You should have no problem at all with water. It has been recommended that each of us takes eight glasses of water day but I do not know where that came from. Your thirst mechanism should work adequately for you. ...Read more

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