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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

The old ‘eight glasses a day’ rule isn’t based on science, and experts say some of us may be overdoing it

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It’s 10:30 in the morning, and I’m already peeing for the fourth time today.

I peed when I woke up at 6:30 a.m. Then I drank a glass of water, had my habitual three cups…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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