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Why is my water retention worse after drinking water?

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Naturally

Because there is more water available to be retained.
Also remember that salt intake causes fluid retention. In a normal, healthy person 1 to 2 quarts of fluid a day is enough. Sometimes having too much water can also cause water intoxication. Be careful.

In brief: Naturally

Because there is more water available to be retained.
Also remember that salt intake causes fluid retention. In a normal, healthy person 1 to 2 quarts of fluid a day is enough. Sometimes having too much water can also cause water intoxication. Be careful.
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