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Quickly Water Intoxication Treatment
Pretty hard: Normal kidneys will rarely allow an individual to drink so much water that it dilutes the sodium in their body down to dangerous levels. People with kidney disease, or really chugging the water very quickly (we are talking gallons) can do it, but it is unlikely. If there is an underlying psychiatric problem causing excessive water drinking, it needs treatment. If this is you, seek help. ...Read more
Restrict water: The treatment for water intoxication is to remove the cause: decrease the water intake. Serum analysis of electrolytes is necessary to see if there is low sodium which is a serious condition. No homeopathic remedy that I am aware of is going to do this. You have to stop drinking so much water. In homeopathy we are treating the whole person but changes in behavior need to occur also. ...Read more
See your doctor: There are many causes of dry mouth like side effect of certain medications, certain diseases and infections (diabetes, anemia), nerve damage, just to name a few. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment or referral to a specialist. Hyponatremia (low sodium) can lead to water intoxication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sorry for repeating my question iam afraid can water intoxication causes any other hurts to head or brain causes massive headaches despite CT normal ?
Yes it can: If low sodium is treated too rapidly, it can cause a condition called central pontine myelinolysis. If your headache is persisting, you should see a neurologist. A ct scan, particularly if it were done early in the course of your treatment, might not show any changes, and an MRI might be needed. I strongly urge you to get an immediate appt with a neurologist or go to er for more urgent consult. ...Read more
How long period is enough to being detect a cerebral edema or any other hurts to the brain from water intoxication in MRI scan ? I have bad headach
Confusion: Confusion and disorientation are the two most common presetning symptoms. ...Read more
Can be very serious: Hi. The body can handle quite a bit of water with no problem, as long as you have healthy kidneys and pituitary function. When water is consumed beyond the body's ability to handle it, salts in the blood and the body's cells become diluted. This can have disastrous consequences, neurological for the most part, and can lead to brain edema, swelling, and death. Something so simple can be so toxic. ...Read more
Diluting sodium leve: Water consumed in very large quantity can be poisnous.It only happens during water drinking cotests and drinking water after strenous exercise when there is loss of salt and just drinking water will dilute the sodium more.It can also happen in certain medical conditions causing hyponatremia. Causes swelling in brain .Causes headache, confusion, irritability and drowsines, seizures, coma and death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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