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Is it possible to drink too much water while pregnant?

Is it possible to drink too much water while pregnant?

Yes: Water intoxication is rare but deadly. Just follow your body's clues. Sensations of hunger and thirst are our body's way of telling us what it needs. I never tell pregnant women to force themselves to drink water. Drink to quench your thirst. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

Try smaller amounts: Try to vary how much you drink at one time to see if this improves the symptoms. Sometimes gentle exercise after eating or drinking can help with bloating. ...Read more

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Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Balanced diet: Don't take pain medications,they higher risk of miscariage,Maybe you don't eat enough food? Lack of glucose can cause headache,you lack glucose because the baby is taking glucose from your body for cell division. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much water? #nqlu i drink 12 glasses of water a day

Is it possible to drink too much water? #nqlu i drink 12 glasses of water a day

Yes: Over hydration can be very detrimental to your health. This can result in low blood sodium content leading to seizures, brain damage, behavioral problems, coma, death. Happens more commonly in people with kidney ; heart disease. A normal healthy person would have to drink > 2 gallons water per day to become over hydrated. Yor consumption is far less than that. Drink 8-10 8oz glasses/day ; add as n. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much water in a day? And can drinking too much water in a day flush out the vitamins you took that day?

Is it possible to drink too much water in a day? And can drinking too much water in a day flush out the vitamins you took that day?

Over hydration: It is possible to drink too much water to the point of being dangerous to your health. The easiest way to avoid that is to monitor your urine. As long as it is a pale yellow you are likely drinking the right amount. If your urine looks clear you are probably drinking to much - the dander there is that you won't have enough electrolytes in your body (salts and minerals). You won't wash vitamins out ...Read more

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How much water do you need to drink if you are on lithium carb? And is it possible to drink too much?

 How much water do you need to drink if you are on lithium carb? And is it possible to drink too much?

Moderation: First & foremost, you and your prescriber should discuss fluid management and diet at length. It's important to stay hydrated, eat a normal amount of salt in your diet, and avoid overheating and dehydration. You should also have regular lab tests while taking lithium. Lithium is unusual compared to most medications because it is processed by the kidneys, which control our fluid balance. ...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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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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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