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Hi. I used to drink close to 5 to 6 litres of water in an average on daily basis for past 10 years because of Gastric issue!. Now on I am getting to know that max of 4 litres should be taken. So, should I reduce to around 3.5 litres slowly or continue as my body could be used to?
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Dr. Swapan Banerjee
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hi - If you do not v water,fluid ,electrolytes restrictions happened due to kidneys disorders, then u can consume freely. But take sufficient no too much unwanted in summer we need more water,also depending on your activities, dynamic lifestyles, there u can little more to balance your water as natural we know.
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Ms. Rekha Sachdev Pohani
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You can take that much just take care kidneys should not be overload
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Ms. Nisha Singh
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Hi,there is no such limit that 4 litres should only be consumed. Water intake depends on also your weather, kind of activity you do plus your body needs. Seeing that you have high BP drinking enough water will help keep the BP stable and throw out toxins from the system. Consume as much water as your body asks you to. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Jaya Dewani
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Hello sir.... If you feel comfortable after drinking five to six litres water. ..than you can continue it. There is no harm and no need to reduced it.
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