This Is How A Water Overdose Can Kill You

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Too much of a good thing is actually a bad thing but really? water? It is true that water is good for keeping your body healthy and well-hydrated but drinking water just for the sake of doing so can be fatal. In severe cases, debilitating health problems such as seizures, coma, and even death occur!

Interested to know more, click on next to find out about 10 dangerous and unusual side effects of exceeding the permissible consumption limits of water!

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Causes Hyponatremia

Causes Hyponatremia

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Consuming larger amounts of water can cause Hyponatremia disease.The latter disease occurs as a result of the insufficient levels of sodium in the blood which in return affect the functioning of the electrolytes and eventually stop from doing their job and which is sending signals to the cells so that they can effectively control the various operations occurring in the body.

The most common symptoms are nausea, feeling of sickness, fatigue, excessive need to urinate, disorientation, and headaches.

It is true that hyponatremia is quite an unusual disease which only occurs in very rare cases but this doesn’t mean it’s not dangerous and definitely, you shouldn’t take it for granted especially when your health is in question.

This disease is also said to be the worst side effects of drinking too much water that might even lead to death.

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Overburdens The Heart

Overburdens The Heart

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Drinking too much water can possibly cause a pressure on the blood vessels and the heart which in return may lead, in some cases, to seizures. How does this happen?

Well, when you drink more than the required amount of water that your body actually needs, the volume of blood in your body automatically increases. Therefore, influences the heart’s function of successfully pumping blood through your entire body.

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  1. Great article. We have always mistakenly thought that water independent of quantity is non-harmful. In fact, every exaggeration is harmful. Even if it’s water! Thanks for the info!

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