Although we are constantly reminded of the benefits of hydration, it may happen that we overdo it the other way round.
Experts recommend that adults drink from 9 to 13 cups of liquid a day. Drinking too much water can cause side effects.
You often go to the bathroom
The first alarming sign is that you go to the bathroom more often than usual. People urinate on average 6-8 times a day . Going to the toilet 10 times a day is within normal limits for people who regularly drink caffeine or alcohol. However, if trips to the bathroom disturb your work or other daily activities, and you do not have bladder problems, you should consider limiting the fluids.
You drink even when you are not thirsty
The best way to find out if your body really needs more water is to feel thirsty. If you always have a bottle of water with you and drink even when you do not want to drink, you can drown out the natural signals that your body sends you.
Too bright color of urine
The color of urine usually ranges from pale yellow to tea. If yours is clearly clear, practically transparent, it can be a sign that you either drink too much water in too short a time and you need to spread your efforts or generally drink too much.
You have muscle spasms
Excessive urination may lead to the loss of potassium, a mineral that helps to relax the muscles. The result of washing potassium from the body may be unpleasant spasms.
You are eternally tired
When your kidneys are working overtime to filter out all the water consumed and balance the fluid levels, you can experience fatigue and even increased stress hormones.