Why does drinking sea water kill you?

Answer "Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink." So goes the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner," highlighting the danger of drinking sea water.Saline ContentThe saline (salt) content of sea water is... Read More »

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Drinking too much water can kill you?

Drinking an insane amount of water in a short period of time can kill you. Basically your body can only process so much fluids at a time...when your body becomes over saturated fluid leaks into yo... Read More »

Can drinking too much water really kill you?

Yes!Water intoxication (also known as hyperhydration or water poisoning) is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain function that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pus... Read More »

Drinking alot of water nowadays (tapwater). Is it fine drinking tap water or should I filter it?

Well good for you being healthy! You should invest in a water filter, because there are many chemicals in tap water that need to be filtered. So no, a filter is not for taste, it is for safety. You... Read More »

Does a baby need drinking water or is the water in formula enough?

Answer A little water to drink is never a bad idea. Make sure the baby is getting enough formula to meet his/her needs and suppliment with a little water. Many children don't do well with tap wate... Read More »