Too much water may leave you high and dry

Newswise Aug 10, 2018

Summer can be unbearable for some, especially when going without water. Staying hydrated while in the heat is almost common sense, but can too much water be a bad thing?

“Most of us do need more water at this time of the year; but surprisingly, you can drink too much and overhydrate,” said University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Nutrition Sciences Assistant Professor Beth Kitchin, PhD. “When people drink too much water, it dilutes the sodium in the blood to a level...

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