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is drinking too much water bad for you?

what do you think? all i drink is water and I drink it all the time. Many times i feel bloated from it... is it possible that drinking too much water is bad for you?

Thu. May 11, 5:25pm

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how much do you really drink? A gallon or more??

Thursday, May 11, 2006, 5:36 PM

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In marathons, no one died of dehydration, but many died of overhydration. You can seriously dilute sodium in your system, if you drink too much too soon...

Thursday, May 11, 2006, 5:51 PM

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more serious than you may think...

YES! alot of people don't know about it, but drinking excessive amounts of water can cause "headache, collapse, confusion, memory loss, vomiting, seizures, and even death from fluid accumulation in the lungs or brain: all from dilution of the salt in the blood resulting from excess water intake during exercise"!
the OP and anyone else who is needs information on this should read the article from which i will link below


Thursday, May 11, 2006, 6:07 PM

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OP here...awesome article! thanks!

I would say i drink close to a gallon of water a that too much?

Thursday, May 11, 2006, 7:16 PM

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How much water you drink is determined on your weight, height, metablism, etc. As long as your are not having any of the above symptoms, then drink away............

Friday, May 12, 2006, 8:01 AM

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