Why Is It Harmful To Drink Too Much Water?

Wishesh|February 2020

Why Is It Harmful To Drink Too Much Water?
If we don’t drink what we are made up of, how will survival be easy? Water is the solution and medicine to every health concern. Whether that’s dehydration or hair problems, only water can rescue you. Agree?
Are you drinking sufficient water to compensate for what is lost while sweating, breathing, and digestion? Well, if you are not, you should be drinking at least 3 liters of water every single day.

If it is tough to keep up with the quantity of water in liters, always remember that you should drink 8 glasses of water every day. If you can manage this, your mental health, skin, hair, and system inside is going to rock. If you don’t, you will find yourself suffering from at least one or more health concerns.

Besides this, drinking too much of water is equally bad for health. Wondering if that’s true? Yes, it is!

You should keep a strict watch over how much water you consume every day.

Here are some of the side effects of drinking too much water! Give it a read!

No-1 Bad For The Cells

If you want your cells to be healthy and perform well, it is necessary to keep a check on the sodium and potassium levels in your body.

These two nutrients are electrolytes and they very well balance the fluids in your body. When you overload your body with water, two of these nutrients have a tough time to manage the fluid in your cells.

The negative impact of this excess water causes swelling in cells and if the body has to develop, it cannot develop with this excess swelling in your cells. Why put your body through this risk?

No-2 Drains Potassium From Your Body

An essential mineral in the body is potassium. This nutrient takes care of the fluids, muscle movements and supports your nerves when it gives signals to your brain.

Therefore it is important that potassium is there to take care of all these functions in your body. By drinking excess water, potassium levels begin to reduce in your body. Loss of potassium is even known as hypokalemia.

Here is what your body goes through with lack of potassium

> Less potassium makes your muscles weak and they don’t produce enough contractions


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February 2020