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How much water should elderly people drink a day?

How much water should elderly people drink a day?

If not sick...: A simple equation to help adults figure their fluid needs is that for every pound of body weight, you need about half an ounce of fluid intake per day.  for instance, if you weigh 140 lbs., simply multiply 140 by. 5 to estimate your daily fluid needs in ounces, then divide by 8 to estimate your fluid needs in cups per day, rounding up to the nearest full cup. ...Read more

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How much water should the elderly drink per day?

How much water should the elderly drink per day?

Same as middle-age: Enough to make/keep urine clear. We used to tell everyone to drink 8 eight ounce glasses a day but there's really no evidence to support that. Your body does a great job at keeping salts & minerals in balance by adjusting to amount of water consumed. Therefore, one way is to drink enough to make/keep urine pale. Dehydration is often signaled by deep dark yellow color. Avoid this as best as possibl ...Read more

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How much water must elderly people drink daily?

How much water must elderly people drink daily?

'Til urine clear.: We all need to drink enough water so that our urine is nearly clear. In the elderly, because the connective tissue underneath their skin breaks down so much, their insensate losses of water are greater so they may require regular water intake, as long as any present medical conditions don't prohibit liberal intake of water. ...Read more

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How much water should an athlete drink a day?

How much water should an athlete drink a day?

Hydration: A good easy rule is enough so that the urine is pale yellow rather than dark. Hydration in athletes is made more complicated by techniques to "make weight" that work but are unhealthy and can ruin your enjoyment of the event. ...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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How much water should I be drinking every day if I am ok?

How much water should I be drinking every day if I am ok?

8c of any liquids: The typical recommended amount of fluid to take in daily is around 8 cups. That includes water, milk, juice, other beverages & liquid from foods like fruit. Thirst indicates too little. The ideal varies from day to day depending on heat, activity, etc. However, most women should try to drink a cup at and between each meal/snack and at bedtime to keep the fluid level steady, especially if pregnant. ...Read more

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How much water should I drink a day im 16 years old?

How much water should I drink a day im 16 years old?

Water: Hydration is very important and poorly done by teenagers! :) in the old days - we would say drink 6-10 8oz glasses of water a day, but everyone's body and intake is different. Now, if you drink enough that your urine is clear - it means you are well hydrated. ...Read more

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How much water should I be drinking a day in the uk?

How much water should I be drinking a day in the uk?

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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How much plain water should my 6 month old drink a day?

How much plain water should my 6 month old drink a day?

Should=none: Plain water is not considered a needed part of the infant diet. Breast milk or formula are all they need. On occasion, it is a reasonable alternative to other fluids, and would be much better than juices. ...Read more

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How much water a day should an active 14 year old drink? :)

How much water a day should an active 14 year old drink? :)

2.5 Litres: Maintenance fluid requirement of our body= urine losses plus insensible water losses (in the form of sweat etc). This comes out to be 2.5 litres in teenager. ...Read more

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How much water or other liquid should a child drink each day?

How much water or other liquid should a child drink each day?

Enough to pee: You don't need to be to specific in kids with normal kidneys. As long as they take in material with enough fluid value to pee every 6 hours or so, they are keeping up with their needs, ...Read more

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How much water (in litres) should a male teenager drink each day?

How much water (in litres) should a male teenager drink each day?

Don't complicate it: The fluid value a kid needs to consume is what it takes to make pee every 6 hours. They get fluid value from foods (apple sauce is 95% water, vegies 60%) as well as fluids themselves. As long as the kid has normal kidney function, you do not need to set random targets. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should you drink a day while taking biotin?

Approximately how much water should you drink a day while taking biotin?

Every one...: Should try and consume 2 quarts of water per day. Taking biotin does not change this in either direction. ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking 5 litres of water a day too much for a 16 year old?

Help please! Is drinking 5 litres of water a day too much for a 16 year old?

Just an FYI....: To be uber precise, maintenance hydration for a non-infant child, and adults with a reasonable lean body mass is 1500 mls/m2/day (m2 is short for meters squared of body surface area). You can determine bsa by multiplying height in centimeters by weight in kilograms, dividing by 3600 and then taking the square root of that result. The average adult male is about 1.73 m2. That is abou 2.5 liters/day. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I drink during a day to help loose weight?

Approximately how much water should I drink during a day to help loose weight?

Water: A common rule of thumb is 8 eight oz. glasses daily. Some need more and some less. Ask your doctor about a. Low carb and higher protein food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much water? #nqlu I drink 12 glasses of water a day

Is it possible to drink too much water? #nqlu I drink 12 glasses of water a day

Yes: Over hydration can be very detrimental to your health. This can result in low blood sodium content leading to seizures, brain damage, behavioral problems, coma, death. Happens more commonly in people with kidney ; heart disease. A normal healthy person would have to drink > 2 gallons water per day to become over hydrated. Yor consumption is far less than that. Drink 8-10 8oz glasses/day ; add as n. ...Read more

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How much water should I drink a day to loose weight? I'm really trying my best to loose weight

How much water should I drink a day to loose weight? I'm really trying my best to loose weight

Takes more than H20: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...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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If during the day much water is not drunk is it possible to drink plenty in evening to have same effect?

If during the day much water is not drunk is it possible to drink plenty in evening to have same effect?

Yes, but it is: Better if you drink it in the morning rather than evening. Drinking more water in the evening will necessitate getting up in the night to urinate. ...Read more

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Does drinking too much water leas to anything serious? I'm a very heavy water drinker. I drank like 3gallons at least a day.

Does drinking too much water leas to anything serious? I'm a very heavy water drinker. I drank like 3gallons at least a day.

Usually not.: I've only heard of one death due to drinking an excess of water. It had to do with a water drinking contest. However, drinking too much water can also be a signal that something else is wrong such as low anti-diuretic hormone or decreased sodium resorption by the kidney. Since there is a drought in California and it is summer, I suspect you are outside and active. ...Read more

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How much coffee is too much? I probably drink about 36 oz a day. I also drink 4-5 liters of water a day. Doesn't bother me, but want to be healthy.

How much coffee is too much? I probably drink about 36 oz a day. I also drink 4-5 liters of water a day. Doesn't bother me, but want to be healthy.

Two to three: The best amount of caffeine to have is about 300 mg or less per day. This equates to about 2-3 cups, depending on how strong they are. Drinking more is not unsafe per se, but you won't get any additional alertness, and the diuretic effects will make you urinate frequently. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What happens if you drink too much vitamin water in one day?

What happens if you drink too much vitamin water in one day?

Probably not: Why not just drink plain water and stop wasting your money on a marketing gimmick like vitamin water? ...Read more

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Is it too much that I drink about six cups of water a day because of my allergies?

Is it too much that I drink about six cups of water a day because of my allergies?

No but: 6 cups of water a day is not too much but it is unlikely to affect your allergies one way or another unless you are severely dehydrated. ...Read more

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I'm taking water pills for fluid and im drinking close to 72oz of water a day and im not peeing as much as I should be.

I'm taking water pills for fluid and im drinking close to 72oz of water a day and im not peeing as much as I should be.

Here are some...: Your provided info is not enough to deduce right diagnosis. In order to figure out what you reported may mean to your health, one has to review the detailed history, physical findings, and tests as needed by following suggestions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the doctor for adequately sensible care. Best to health... ...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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How much water should be drink in a day?

How much water should be drink in a day?

Drink when thirsty: There is no particular amount of water needed by healthy persons, and no need to keep track of how much you drink. Drink water or other fluids as needed to satisfy your thirst. Otherwise forget it. ...Read more