December 17, 2022, 17:07 – Public News Service – OSN
In conversation with Lenta agency. Ru therapist of the highest category, Olga Sahakyan advised not to drink more than two liters of water during the day, as excess fluid can lead to cerebral edema and death of a person.
It is especially dangerous when the daily rate is drunk at a time. “When you drink more than three liters of water in one day, the load on the kidneys increases, they may not be able to cope with the excretion of a large amount of fluid. Because of this, blood pressure rises, there is pain in the region of the heart, ”the doctor said.
To calculate the daily water balance, clean water and drinks should be taken into account, as well as water in food (for example, liquid soups can contain 60% water, and cereals – 40%). This is despite the fact that many advise not to count anything extra, except for the actual water.
“Prolonged drinking of large amounts of water in a short time can lead to cerebral edema and even death,” warned Olga Sahakyan. It is necessary to strictly follow the recommendations of the doctor, then there will be no problems, and the water will not be deadly.
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