Jan
13
2009
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Is it possible to drink too much water?

Drinking water (photo by Andrew Mason - CC-BY)Water is necessary for life; we can’t live more than a couple of days without it. And yet, too much of it can kill us. If we drink very large amounts of water too rapidly, our kidneys cannot dispose of it fast enough. The water enters our cells and makes them swell. Inside the brain, [more...]

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