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How many glasses of water should you drink a day and what are the effects from not drinking enough water?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
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In brief: Water intake

You should drink eight 8 ounce glasses of water per day.
Dehydration can cause fatigue, muscle pain/cramping, nausea, and many other symptoms.

In brief: Water intake

You should drink eight 8 ounce glasses of water per day.
Dehydration can cause fatigue, muscle pain/cramping, nausea, and many other symptoms.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 6-8 glasses

One should stay well hydrated! depending on age, circumstances such as heat, humidity, medications, current illness, stress, activites and thirst, one needs more or less water. You shold urinate 3-5 times daily and if not, you may need more water. If urine is darker than lemonade, you need more water. If you are on a diuretic you need more.
Even if not thirsty, drink enough water daily.

In brief: 6-8 glasses

One should stay well hydrated! depending on age, circumstances such as heat, humidity, medications, current illness, stress, activites and thirst, one needs more or less water. You shold urinate 3-5 times daily and if not, you may need more water. If urine is darker than lemonade, you need more water. If you are on a diuretic you need more.
Even if not thirsty, drink enough water daily.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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