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Too much water is dangerous

Too much water is dangerous

Drinking water is very important during the summer days with tropical temperatures, but drinking too much water is dangerous. The body can become disrupted, according to researchers at the Academic Hospital Maastricht.

The big culprit? Salt! Drinking a lot of water but eating little salty foods can cause blood salt levels to become dangerously low † Cells start to absorb more and more water in order to obtain salt and swell, causing blood vessels to become constricted can come.

Andre Leblanc , spokesperson for the Academic Hospital Maastricht, told the AD :“In addition to more people with dehydration, we also have an increased number of people with the opposite, water intoxication † These people forget to eat salt.”

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