Most people today seemed to brush away the idea of too much is as bad as less when it comes to consuming water,because really, water can’t be that bad. It is the fountain of life people! So drinking too much should not be a problem. Or it should? That’s the issue. We are not aware of the possible repercussions when we drink too much water thanks to some “organizations with vested interest” sporting ads about drinking eight glasses of water. (They made us even guilty if we don’t reach the quota.)
There are multiple accidents caused by drinking too much water. One involved a 28-year old Californian mother who was found dead at home shortly after she participated in a water …show more content…
Armin Arnaout, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School chief Nephrology).
Hyponatremia is even more susceptible to happen to athletes. When we are under physical stress, to which athletes experience during games, our hypothalamus produces antidiuretic hormone secreted into our blood stream by our pituitary gland sending messages to our kidneys to hold the secretion of water. The conserved water plus the excessive amount we drink during that time will lead to exercise-associated hyponatremia or also known as EAH (Joseph Verbalis, Georgetown University Medical Center Chaiman of Medicine).
However, don’t stay away from drinking water even if your’e thirsty, as it is the best time to drink water. Stay atuned to the signal your body is sending to prevent such disastrous