1 doctor weighed in:

Will drinking 4 or more litres of water per day lower electrolytes such as potassium and salt?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Four or more

litres is a fair amount if not exercising or perfoming vigorous manual labor and could cause a dilutional effect, but if you lose water through sweat, heavy and rapid breathing or heavy exercise then not to worry.

In brief: Four or more

litres is a fair amount if not exercising or perfoming vigorous manual labor and could cause a dilutional effect, but if you lose water through sweat, heavy and rapid breathing or heavy exercise then not to worry.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified,
22 years in practice
163K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available