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A Mom Drank 3 Gallons Water In 2 Hours. This is What Happened to Her Brain.
What happens if you drink too much water?
Liquid H 2 O is the sine qua non of life. Making up about 66 percent of the human body, water runs through the blood, inhabits the cells, and lurks in the spaces between. At every moment water escapes the body through sweat, urination, defecation or exhaled breath, among other routes. Replacing these lost stores is essential but rehydration can be overdone. There is such a thing as a fatal water overdose. Earlier this year, a year-old California woman died after competing in a radio station's on-air water-drinking contest. After downing some six liters of water in three hours in the "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" Nintendo game console contest, Jennifer Strange vomited, went home with a splitting headache, and died from so-called water intoxication.
People swear it can ease sickness , eradicates exhaustion , clears pimples , helps you lose weight , etc. Hydration sustains life — scientists search far and wide for planets that have H2O.
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How much water does it take to kill a person? To be honest, not all that much. It takes about 6 liters of water to kill a pound person, according to a YouTube video recently released by the American Chemistry Society.
By Suzannah Hills. Killed by drinking too much water: Matthew Ellis went into a coma when his salt levels dropped dangerously low after he downed seven litres of water. A man died from drinking too much water after his alcohol may have been 'spiked with ecstasy', an inquest heard. Matthew Ellis, 29, developed a sudden craving for water and drank around seven litres - the equivalent of 14 pints - within a few hours before he began to have fits and collapsed at home. The heating and ventilation engineer was rushed to hospital but the salt levels in his body had sunk so low he suffered brain damage, went into a coma and died seven months later. His mother Maureen, 63, said after the hearing: 'He wouldn't have taken ecstasy himself. It must have been slipped into his drink for him to want to have so much water.