Did You Know Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill You?

Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill You

By Dietitian, Juliette Kellow BSc RD

Health experts constantly encourage us to drink enough water to prevent dehydration and aim for 6-8 glasses a day. But after mum of two Dawn Page suffered an epileptic fit and was left brain damaged following advice to drink an extra four litres of water a day as part of an extreme detox diet, many of us have started wondering whether it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.

The answer in short, is yes! Like anything we consume, drinking excessive and extreme amounts of fluid – usually water – can result in ‘water intoxication’, a potentially fatal condition

CaseClosed2:.I suspect if you consume a lot of fruit and vegetables which contain a lot of water you dpn’t need to drink too many glasses of water. And if you don’t eat a lot of fruit and vegetables, you could drink as much water as you want. Our bodies are made up of mostly water so it does make sense you could be over doing it if you drink too much water.Learn how much water is too much water…


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