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Is It Harmful To Drink 24 Cups Of Water A Day
Probably not: The usual feeling is that 8 cups of liquid per day is sufficient. 24 cups would obligate you to never be far from a bathroom and unless you have an unusual problem with water metabolism, you body will simply eliminate the excess water with an outpouring of diluted urine. If you are doing this as part of a detox regimen, it is doubtful that over 8 cups will add anything. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on size: If you are talking about 8oz cups this would be excessive and possibly dangerous unless you are in an excessively hot environment and sweating a lot. If they are 4oz cups then it would be about right. And of course it would vary depending on some medical conditions that could make it dangerous. Good question for your doctor to make sure it is appropriate for you. ...Read more
Can you tell me is drinking 8 cups of water a day really better than just drinking 1 cup a day, or is it a myth?
Yes - remaining: Hydrated is essential for good health.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is going to bathroom on average 8 times a day bad for a female.I drink about 2-4 cups of water a day but on rare days it's 5-6.I don't go at night. ?
Likely ok: While diabetes, urinary tract infections & some other illnesses can cause frequent urination, your urinary patterns sound normal. Vit c & soda can increase urinary frequency as well. If you're having pain, or don't feel like you're fully emptying your bladder, or if you're still concerned, please see your pcp. You do need to try & increase your water intake to about 8 glasses per day. ...Read more
My urine has been pretty dark every time i go to the bathroom, but i drink my 8 cups of water a day and don't exercise everyday. Why is this?
Why do I have these bouts of frequent urination most days I don't. I drink 4-5 cups of water a day and eat pretty much the same things everyday?
Good: This is not a bad thing. The kidneys need to hydrate. Now first begin by seeing your doctor to check for a urinary track infection if negative just drink your water and relax. Water is very healthy and necessary for your system ...Read more
Been drinking over 8 cups of water a day for dehydration. Been feeling really weak. My heart rate goes up to 150 when i stand.
I drink 12-16 cups of water a day and I am nursing. How much water do I have to drink before I have regular poop again?
Add fiber/exercise: You are drinking enough water. Having a regular bowel movement requires water, fiber and movement. Try adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet or adding a fiber supplement like metamucil. It is also important that you are moving so do some walking several times a day. If all this does not help see your doctor. ...Read more
I drink about 8+ cups of water a day, but my throat is still dry after a about half an hour of drinking. I sing so hydration is very important to me.?
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