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Doctor insights on: How Much Copper Is In Drinking Water

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How much water is too much water to drink in a day?

How much water is too much water to drink in a day?

Water: I believe on a usual day we need 1 liter of water per day and on very very hot days we need 2 to3 liters per day, drinking too much water can lead to water intoxication which can cause confusion, seizures, coma and death due to low sodium etc. ...Read more

Copper (Definition)

This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems ...Read more


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How much water is it healthy to drink in one day?

How much water is it healthy to drink in one day?

Aim for 5: There are some medical conditions that would change this answer (examples: heart failure, kidney failure), but in general aim for about 5 glasses of water a day. And of course that should be a part of an otherwise healthy diet with plenty of veggie's as well as regular exercise. Glad you're thinking about this! ...Read more

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Is drinking 4 glasses of milk in one day too much calcium? How much is too much?

Is drinking 4 glasses of milk in one day too much calcium? How much is too much?

Calcium Intake: One cup of milk has 305 mg. Of calcium. For age 19, body needs 1000mg. Calcium a day drinking 4 glasses of milk will have more calcium than your body needs. ...Read more

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Does lactulose also help in reducing water retention in body , if yes then how much water is excreted ?

Does lactulose also help in reducing water retention in body , if yes then how much water is excreted ?

Not really: lactulose does not get absorbed and does not pull water from tissues into the gut. Water retention is better dealt with sodium (salt) restriction and diuretics. ...Read more

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Can I get water toxicity from drinking too much orange juice in an hour?

Can I get water toxicity from drinking too much orange juice in an hour?

You can get: too much sugar into your system if you drink excessive amounts of orange juice, especially if it is canned, not fresh. You can also get excessive acid. Like most things in life, use it in moderation. Bottled juices generally are high in sugar although people often think they are good for us. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer help in kidney stones?and how much is the maximum intake

Does drinking beer help in kidney stones?and how much is the maximum intake

Pietro Ferraro, MD:: Clin Jrnl of the Amer. Soc. of Nephrology (2013): Drinks reducing kidney stone risk: Beer by 41%, white wine 33%, Red wine 31%, Caffeinated coffee 26%, Decaf coffee 16%, Orange juice 12%, Tea 11%. Risk boosters: Sugar-sweetened noncola sodas increased risk by 33%, sugar-sweetened colas 23%, fruit punch 18%, Diet noncola sodas (but not diet colas) by 17%. Choose wisely, avoid excess, be healthy! ...Read more

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Dear Docs Is drinking too much water harmfull? My urine is always as clear as water. About 4 liters/day

Dear Docs
Is drinking too much water harmfull? My urine is always as clear as water. About 4 liters/day

Water intoxication: Hi, depends on your kidney function if the kidney is normal it can clear up to 1 lit of fluid per hour, also it depends if your serum Sodium is normal or low, in a situation called SIADH, a hormone is being secreted from Hypothalamus inappropriately which decreases the Sodium level in blood and that could become dangerous. What makes drink a lot of water? Do you feel thirsty a lot or just habit? ...Read more

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How much water is someone supposed to drink in a day?

How much water is someone supposed to drink in a day?

Varies: It's hard to put an absolute amount of water necessary. You may hear 6-8 glasses of water a day. I'd prefer water over large volumes of tea or soft drinks, but, actually, as long as you are urinating in adequate amounts, and you feel refreshed and active, you aren't dehydrated. Drink more in the warmer months, of course. If you are thirsty, you are fluid deprived, so drink more water. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is drinking too much water have a ill effect on our body?

It is possible: That you can upset your electrolyte balance if you drink too much water... You can become hyponatremic ( low in salt).. Usually results from excess water and underlying health problems.. Use common sense. ...Read more

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Is it better to drink water before a meal, will drinking water while eating dilute the nutrients in the food?

Is it better to drink water before a meal, will drinking water while eating dilute the nutrients in the food?

Food and Drink: Medicine would be neutral on this. Other than confirming that humans need a certain amount of water in a day's time there is no medical or health 'benefits' to when or how one drinks water. ...Read more

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How much water is too much to drink?

How much water is too much to drink?

Apple juice/lemonade: Old rule of thumb: if your pee looks like lemonade [not pink lemonade!], then you're probably drinking enough water. But if your pee is as dark as apple juice, then probably you should drink more. Check out this water calculator here: http://nutrition.About.Com/library/blwatercalculator.Htm. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water to drink for a body cleanse?

Approximately how much water to drink for a body cleanse?

Does not work: A waste of time. There is no evidence this action has any value. Your liver and kidneys do a more effective job than any amount of water. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink mineral water your whole life we live in egy and water is not clean so we drink the water in bottles(mineral water)is it safe?

Is it ok to drink mineral water your whole life we live in egy and water is not clean so we drink the water in bottles(mineral water)is it safe?

Water: Unfortunately, I can't comment on the quality of water in Egypt. For that matter, I can't comment on bottling quality in Egypt. Presumably your standards are reasonable enough. Rather than focus on things that you can't change, figure out variables that are under your control. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much water in a day? And can drinking too much water in a day flush out the vitamins you took that day?

Is it possible to drink too much water in a day? And can drinking too much water in a day flush out the vitamins you took that day?

Over hydration: It is possible to drink too much water to the point of being dangerous to your health. The easiest way to avoid that is to monitor your urine. As long as it is a pale yellow you are likely drinking the right amount. If your urine looks clear you are probably drinking to much - the dander there is that you won't have enough electrolytes in your body (salts and minerals). You won't wash vitamins out ...Read more

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How much water is too much to drink for a 150 lb sedentary female in a hot climate? Is 3L a day okay?

How much water is too much to drink for a 150 lb sedentary female in a hot climate? Is 3L a day okay?

Water: Lack of water can lead to dehydration. Every day you lose water through breathing, perspiration, urination and bowel movements. You must replenish this loss each day. For a woman 2.2 liters or 8-9 cups of water per day is adequate in a temperate climate. In a hot climate you might need to drink 3 or more liters per day. Trust your thirst to guide you. Too much water can be dangerous also. ...Read more

Drinking Water (Definition)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is ...Read more