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Dr. Martin Tamler
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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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Dr. John Munshower
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How many ounces of water should I drink daily?

How many ounces of water should I drink daily?

Averages can vary: Your water needs depend on many factors, including your health, how active you are and where you live. The institute of medicine recommends 3 liters a day (13 cups) of fluids for men and 2.2 liters a day (9 cups) of fluids for women. Most "fluids" contain mainly water. Another answer is the 8/8 rule - (drink about 8 glasses of 8oz of water a day), cheers. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Schneider
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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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Dr. Douglas Tavenner
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Is it ok if i drink about 6-8 liters of water daily? What is the recommended amount?

10 glasses good: Need enough to have the body cells function. However too much messes up your electrolyte balance in the body. ...Read more

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
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How many litres of water we should take daily ideally? Is drinking water just before going to bed at night is good/bad for health?

How many litres of water we should take daily ideally? Is drinking water just before going to bed at night is good/bad for health?

2 litres: Total fluids about 2 litres per day is good. If you are sweating more drink more. Not good or bad to drink before going to bed. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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If you drink 2 liters of water daily what would a normal urine output be? Thanks

If you drink 2 liters of water daily what would a normal urine output be?  Thanks

Impossible to say: This is impossible to answer without knowing your weight, height, body mass and how active you are. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Help please? How many glasses if water should you drink daily, & does it really help with losing weight?

Help please? How many glasses if water should you drink daily, & does it really help with losing weight?

It does help w: Weight loss. The general idea is at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. More if in a hot climate or with significant exercise. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Atul Singh
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Is it enough to drink 0.5 liters of water daily for 19 years old female of 49 kg weight . Thanks :) :)?

Is it enough to drink 0.5 liters of water daily for 19 years old female of 49 kg weight .
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Respond to thirst : I am assuming you have no medical issues and no kidney stone. My best suggestion is respond to thirst, if you thirst drink water and not soda or other such drinks. We are designed to feel thirsty and we often ignore our thrsit. You brain has an osmostat and it will tell when you are thirsty, respond to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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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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