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Drinking Too Much Water In A Short Space Of Time Could Be Harmful, Doctors Warn
 

Drinking Too Much Water In A Short Space Of Time Could Be Harmful, Doctors Warn

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Healthcare professionals have warned of the dangers of telling people to “drink plenty of fluids” after a woman was admitted to hospital with water intoxication. A new paper, published in BMJ Case Reports, details the case
 
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3 Dec 2016 - General
 
Thanking for sharing this article with us, Fedelic Ashish Toppo . Water intoxication may go unrecognised in the early stages when the patient may have symptoms of confusion, disorientation, nausea, and vomiting, but also changes in mental state and psychotic symptoms. Early detection is crucial to prevent severe hyponatraemia, which can lead to seizures, coma, and death. There are risk factors we have to consider...
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