Posted by: OLIVE | 2004/10/14


Dear Doc,

Why is it that when I drink more than say 3/4 glasses of water a day i get lightheaded and shaky, it happens to my husband too?

Thank you

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Dear Olive
Because drinking more than that in conjunction with all the other liquids you may ingest during the day, will wash important minerals out of your system such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and sodium and cause a so-called electrolyte imbalance. We do not need more than 3 glasses of additional water a day to stay healthy.
Best regards

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Posted by: olive | 2004/10/15

Thank you Doc, just one more thing why then do they recommend one should drink 8 glasses of water a day?

Is puffy eyes not the result of hydration?

I loook forward to your help

Thank you again

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