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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