In hot weather, intake of fluid is increased. How much water should you drink?
Normal. Very often it is recommended to drink eight glasses a day is approximately two liters, the standard healthy rate. But in reality, this rule is far-fetched. Doctors advise to drink water at the rate of about 30 ml of fluid for every kilogram of weight, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to ladyhealth.com.ua.
In the heat. In hot conditions the body’s need for fluid is increased, and the rate of fluid increases in half to two times. For example, a person weighing 80 kg drinking 5 liters of fluid in hot weather is normal.
Food is also water. 20% of the daily value of the liquid is water with food. Especially rich in water, watermelons, broccoli, citrus fruits, milk, carrots, yogurt, apples.
The norm of the hour. No matter how much of water you drink per day, there is a safe maximum of 1 to 1.5 liters per hour. Use water in excess of this amount in one hour is strongly not recommended, as it harms the blood vessels, heart and brain. Excessive drinking of water the person threatened a possible coma, and death.
Who can’t drink a lot of water? People who have a kidney disorder and heart features of thyroid dysfunction, problems with the liver and heart as well as the medications within the therapeutic course it is necessary to carefully control the amount of liquid. In hot weather it is advisable to consult with your doctor about drinking water.
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How often to drink. Doctors believe that the feeling of thirst is the best indicator that the body needs water. If you drink water at times when there is thirst, there is no fear that the body will suffer from dehydration.