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Magic Facts About Water

#6. Drinking too much water can cause a water intoxication

Drinking too much water can cause a water intoxication

At its most basic, H2O intoxication occurs when a person drinks so much H2O that the other nutrients in the body become diluted to the point that they can no longer do their jobs. You’ve probably heard the term electrolyte before, whether in reference to sports drinks (which provide electrolytes in addition to fluids) or to certain conditions, such as bulimia or diarrhea, that cause dangerous “electrolyte imbalances” in the body. Source: health.howstuffworks.com

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