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Disadvantages Of Taking Too Much Water

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– Drinking plenty of water to balance the water level is encouraged because of the various ways you lose water.
– The bones is believed to be made up of 31% of water.

Studies prove that the body of a man makes up to 60% of water and a woman 55%. Drinking plenty of water to balance the water level is encouraged because of the various ways you lose water. Drinking too much water has its own side effects just like not drinking enough water. The bones is believed to be made up of 31% of water. There is no particular measurement when it comes drinking water, you are encouraged to drink as much as you need.

However, here is what can happen when you drink too much water

It inflate the cells
When you drink too much water it makes your cell swell up. The body contain potassium and sodium ions which helps to preserve the fluid balance between the cell and the blood.

Potassium loss
In the body, potassium is very crucial for preserving the fluid balance in the body. Drinking too much makes you sweat and and visit the toilet often which lower your potassium level in the body. Symptoms for loss of potassium in the body could be vomiting, paralysis and nausea

Strains the Heart
Drinking excess water could put unnecessary pressure on your heart.Taking too much water could increase the volume of your blood which also put pressure on the heart as a result of the increase in the volume of blood. This pressure on the heart could result to seizures in some cases. copyright www.naijapr.com

Headaches
Drinking water and also having headache could be a sign of that you drank too much. Excess fluids goes into the cells also the cells in the brain.

Frequent Urination
Usually, the body can’t hold up excess water, it preserve a water balance, to get rid of the excess fluid you urinate more often.

Chlorine inside tap water increases cancer risk
Research has proven that taking too much of chlorine water has a high risk of having cancer. Water treated with chlorine may appear the safest to drink, but drinking it regularly will only increase the chances of having cancer.

Tiredness
The role of the kidney is to excrete fluids. Drinking excess water gives your kidneys a lot of stress. The kidneys need to cut out the unnecessary fluids which could result in a stress reaction from your hormones. Source : Naijapr.com

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