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If You Have Heart Issues Can Drinking Too Much Water Be Bad
Why does my heart beat faster when I pee also I pee a lot am I drinking too much water? I drink probly 12 glasses a day cuz its sumer
Urination: The amount you pee will exactly equal the amount the you drink minus the amount you sweat. If it were otherwise, you would gradually either desiccate into sand or bloat up like a sponge. Your heart beats faster because you're metabolic demand has increased and your healthy young heart has responded appropriately to the need. If it were otherwise, you'd pass out each time you peed. ...Read more
My resting heart rate is 110 bpm/i was drinking too much last night, is my situation so bad? And is this related to drinking?!
Yes it can: Because you are binge drinking, excessive alcohol causes dehydration and is poisonous to your body. It is bad all around, please stop doing it. Drink plenty of fluids and if you have vomiting, abdominal pain or yellowing of the eyes, seek help right away. Please read this http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/binge_drinking. ...Read more
Yes: In fact, you can have too much of a good thing. If you drink too much water (we are talking an immense amount) or try to hold your bladder, you can retain too much water in your body. This can cause a problem with the salt concentrations in your body which can lead to a host of problems. This can include heart problems and problems with the signals of your nerves and to your muscles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can be: There is a great deal of controversy on how much water people generally need, but it depends on the climate and how much physical activity you engage in. Generally, people really do not need much free water, because 60% of our food is composed of water&our diet provides enough for most people. If kidneys are normal, excessive water is urinated out. However, water intoxication is serious for some ...Read more
Yes: drinking too much water can be serious. can't judge your risk based on info provided but if you are feeling compelled to drink water and thirst never dulls, then see your doc or go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Not that I know of: have not had patients complain about this, can't find any cases of it being reported, and it wouldn't make any sense to me. Water is basically completely absorbed from the upper part of the small intestine. ...Read more
Is it bad to drink 2 glasses of water at night? Wife says it will overload the kidneys n must avoid drinking too much water at night
Water and kidneys: If your kidneys are healthy the 2 glasses of water taken at night will not harm them, although you may find that you will need to get up before morning to urinate. Your kidneys work 24/7 and to them there is no difference between 2 glasses of water at night or 2 glasses of water at any other time. ...Read more
Male, aged 23, recently having slightly increased frequency of clear urine with bad smell each time. Not thirsty and not drinking too much water. ?
Doctor can evaluate: Urine smelling "bad" needs evaluation. Urine can smell stronger (more ammonia or urea odor) if one isn't drinking enough water. It can smell like ketones during fasting or certain medical problems. Some foods give urine odd aromas, such as after eating asparagus. A primary care doctor should evaluate, if one keeps having such aroma symptoms, to rule out a urine infection and look for other causes. ...Read more
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