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Doctor insights on: How Much Water Should You Drink A Day

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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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How much water should you drink every day? What happens if you drink very little?

How much water should you drink every day? What happens if you drink very little?

Hydration: A general recommendation for an adult is at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day. You may become dehydrated and fail to detoxify correctly with inadequate fluid intake. You may require significantly more water intake in some climates. ...Read more

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How much water should you drink per day? Some say 64 oz. some say drink when thirsty--which is it?

How much water should you drink per day? Some say 64 oz. some say drink when thirsty--which is it?

When thirsty: The science is clear: healthy persons without certain conditions (such as some kidney diseases) should drink when thirsty and otherwise don't worry about it. The 64 oz (8 glasses) guideline includes all the water that exists naturally in food and drink. Excellent article in today's NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/25/upshot/no-you-do-not-have-to-drink-8-glasses-of-water-a-day.html ...Read more

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How much water should you drink in a day? I suffer with headaches and find water helps but I'm always dehydrated and thirsty yet my palms are sweaty

How much water should you drink in a day? I suffer with headaches and find water helps but I'm always dehydrated and thirsty yet my palms are sweaty

Get checked!: Being constantly thirsty is not normal in most cases. You really need to get checked to see what's causing this. Making sure you don't have diabetes or thyroid problems is important to do! There are other causes, as well, but only getting an evaluation by a doc can sort this out. Then treatment can begin! ...Read more

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How many glasses of water are you should you drink a day?

How many glasses of water are you should you drink a day?

Daily water requirem: Normal maintenance fluids reflect the necessity to replace daily water and electrolyte losses from the skin and the respiratory, urinary and gastrointestinal tracts. In adults, this is 2000 - 2400 ml per 24 hours or 8.3 to 10 cups a day. ...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

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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 should I be drinking in a day?

How much water should I be drinking in a day?

6-8 glasses of 8 oz : Drink 6-8 glasses of 8oz water each. Now the trend is to "eat" your water. Another wards, eating lots of fruits and veggies that contain high amounts of water may be the way to go because along with getting the water you benefit from the micronutrients, and vitamins and fiber! ...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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How much water to drink while exercising- per day?

How much water to drink while exercising- per day?

8glasses per day: The body is 80% water. You should consume half your bodyweight in water on ounces. ...Read more

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How much water should a ten month old drink a day?

How much water should a ten month old drink a day?

Wet diapers: There is no straightforward answer to this question. She should make enough tear/saliva, maintain good skin texture and make no less than 3 full diapers in 24 hours. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I drink a day?

Approximately how much water should I drink 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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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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How much water are you supposed to drink in one day?

6-8 cups: For an adult a good amount of water would be 6-8 cups a day. Certainly you may need more if your are involved in athletic activities and you lose a lot of fluids through sweat. ...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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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