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Can bloating with water cause temporary muscle weakness, headaches and muscle stiffness?

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Dr. Sean O'mara
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In brief: Water intoxication

Water intoxication also known as water toxicity results when an individual has consumed excess amount of water. The symptoms described here could result from water intoxication.
Under ordinary circumstances your body does a very good job through thirst mechanisms to help manage the amount of water you should ingest. Ignoring these or taking in excess amounts can be very consequential.

In brief: Water intoxication

Water intoxication also known as water toxicity results when an individual has consumed excess amount of water. The symptoms described here could result from water intoxication.
Under ordinary circumstances your body does a very good job through thirst mechanisms to help manage the amount of water you should ingest. Ignoring these or taking in excess amounts can be very consequential.
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