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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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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

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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

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Is drinking 3l of water too much?

Is drinking 3l of water too much?

Yes: Yes but while you can get very ill from too much water, 3 liters will just likley be very uncomfortable if done in one sitting. ...Read more

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Can you drink too much water in a day?

Can you drink too much water in a day?

Yes: If you kept drinking water all day long your body will tell you when to stop . If you were to ignore the symptoms of fullness you will most likely start to have problems. 8 to 10 glasses of water is healthy and if you are working out side in the heat you may need more. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to drink too much water?

Is it unhealthy to drink too much water?

Can be: There are conditions where drinking too much water can alter your chemistry causing serious problems in electrolyte balance. The most common is a drop in sodium and this can cause seizures. Consuming food and adequate water (in general we in the us likely consume too little water) is healthy. Beverages containing electrolytes might be an option but sometimes contain sugar. ...Read more

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Could someone possibly drink too much water in a day?

Water: While the answer here is yes, it is very hard for an otherwise healthy person to get into trouble. There are some diseases where this can be an obsession and regardless to the physical consequences the person keeps ingesting too much water. If you have this problem please get in to your family doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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