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Hydration Is Essential, but Can You Drink Too Much Water?

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Is it possible to drink too much water?

In short, yes: There is such a thing as drinking too much water.

  • Kidneys can excrete up to 28 liters of fluid in a day, but only one liter an hour. Drinking more than this can lead to water intoxication and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Doing so can dilute the sodium...

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  • If you're wondering how much water you should drink each day, you're not alone, as the varying advice can get confusing.
  • Staying properly hydrated means taking in roughly 30 to 50 ounces of water, and doing so periodically throughout the day.

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