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If you have kidney problems and drink too much water what can happen?

If you have kidney problems and drink too much water what can happen?

Water kidney problem: If you have severe chronic kidney disease and you drink too much water, fluid retention may occur due to the diseased kidneys not excreting enough water. Loop diuretics may then be needed to help eliminate the excess water. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much water ever be a bad thing or cause weight gain?

Can drinking too much water ever be a bad thing or cause weight gain?

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 more

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Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

No: Diabetes is a condition of lack of enough Insulin or lack of response of the body to insulin. You can not cause it by eating too much sugar or drinking too much water. When you have it, you cannot eat too much sugar as your body will not be able to metabolize it. ...Read more

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Can you please lay out the health problems that drinking too much soda can cause?

Can you please lay out the  health problems that drinking too much soda can cause?

Many severe ones: Even one soda a day is associated with many serious health consequences-it increases diabetes risk by 22%.Sodas are associated with increased risk of heart attacks, kidney stones, osteoporosis, obesity, tooth decay, heartburn & high blood pressure.Diet soda is just as bad! see http://texasfarmersmarket.Org/the-hazards-of-drinking-soda/ try kombucha as a healthy alternative- i like trilogy by synergy. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol cause you to have late period?

Can drinking too much alcohol cause you to have late period?

I have not heard of: This as a reason for a delayed period. However, if you are a consistent heavy drinker with alcohol related illness that would be another matter. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much chamomile tea be bad if you have menstrual cramps ?

Can drinking too much chamomile tea be bad if you have menstrual cramps ?

Chamaemelum nobile: Roman (also called english) chamomile (chamaemelum nobile) can be beneficial for reducing symptoms of both premenstrual syndrome & for menstrual cramps. The major issue you may face if drinking large amounts of chamomile is possible sedation. It should be avoided when taking blood thinners or when pregnant. People w ragweed allergies can sometimes also be allergic to chamomile. ...Read more

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Can eating too much cheese cause you to have pancreas problems?

Can eating too much  cheese cause you to have pancreas problems?

Possibly: Hi. Hi fat in the blood (aka high triglycerides) can be a product of genetics and metabolic problems. Very high blood fat (triglycerides) can cause pancreatitis, and can exacerbate pancreatitis of any cause. You look lean in that pic. You'd pretty much need a bad gene to get pancreatitis from loading up on cheese. Ain't cheese GRAND?! ;-) ...Read more

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Can it matter if you consume too much salt if you have low blood pressure?

Can it matter if you consume too much salt if you have low blood pressure?

Too much is too much: You need salt in the diet but too much is too much! there are many problem related to excessive intake of salt. ...Read more

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How much water should I be drinking so i don't get dehydrated? I always heard eight 8oz glasses, but i've also recently heard that might be too much since food contains water too. I want to avoid dehydration, so which is more accurate? .

How much water should I be drinking so i don't get dehydrated? I always heard eight 8oz glasses, but i've also recently heard that might be too much since food contains water too. I want to avoid dehydration, so which is more accurate?

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Drink : Drink if you are thirsty. Unless you have kidney stones, there is no need to drink more if you are not thirsty. Forcing yourself to drink can cause problems. The idea of 8 eight ounce glasses per day is not supported by current science and is not recommended by any experts. Drinking this much makes you spend more time in the bathroom and can mess up your blood chemistry. ...Read more

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Can too much wine or alcohol make you have heart palpitations?

Can too much wine or alcohol make you have heart palpitations?

Yes: Too much anything is not good. I think you knew the answer or the question would be "how much alcohol before it is dangerous". I hope you do well but listen to your own instincts because you really answered the question yourself. ...Read more

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Do energy drinks ever cause any heart problems? Can you have too many?

Do energy drinks ever cause any heart problems? Can you have too many?

Yes and yes: Too many energy drinks can cause palpitations, tachycardia and other heart problems. If you are drinking lots of energy drinks and having heart symptoms, see your doc right away. It's a good idea to limit your consumption of energy drinks. ...Read more

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If you have diabetes can you die from too much sugar if so how much?

If you have diabetes can you die from too much sugar if so how much?

Is possible: Generally, diabetes is a chronic disease that requires lifelong medical control and lifestyle changes. More deaths come from poor long-term control than from bouts of high blood sugar. However, with a blood sugar of 600 or higher, the risk of diabetic coma due to dehydration increases. Diabetic ketoacidosis can begin with a blood sugar in the 200's and up, and is more common in type i diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink too much water when you have an enlarged prostate?

Is it bad to drink too much water when you have an enlarged prostate?

Not necessarily: No it's not bad. Drinking lots of water is good for your body but the bad part of having a large prostate is you may have issues with needing to go urinate more often and more often at night with more fluid intake. ...Read more

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Having problems going number 2. Does too much meat and not much fiber have something to do with it?

Having problems going number 2. Does too much meat and not much fiber have something to do with it?

Quite likely.: You need to eat more than just meat for proper elimination. If for some reason you won't eat fruits, whole grains or vegetables you may wish to consider taking a fiber supplement such as metamucil or citrucel or benefiber or konsyl once or twice daily. ...Read more

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Can too much fizzy pop cause pain if you have IBS?

Can too much fizzy pop cause pain if you have IBS?

IBS/GUTBLISS.COM: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/Hpylori/CELIAC PANEL . you also need a baseline EGD/ colonoscopy. a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water/Dy . Also limit lactose if it flares symp. AVOID CARBONATED DRINK ...Read more

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I am drinking too much water daily (liters), will it cause any damage or health issues to my body?

I am drinking too much water daily (liters), will it cause any damage or health issues to my body?

Too much water: can create a chemical imbalance thus producing psychological and physical symptoms. Please see your doctor to determine the cause of your water consumption. You may have an underlying physical or psychological problem. Congrats on asking this question and keep on going. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How long can you be unconscious and not have brain damage if you took too much BP medicine?

How long can you be unconscious and not have brain damage if you took too much BP medicine?

Depends: How did the blood pressure get? Were any other organs damaged by low blood pressure? If not then the brain probably got enough oxygen to hold on. If there is a question then an MRI should be able to determine if there was brain injury. ...Read more