Am i drinking too much water?

Patient

Q: I am only 15 years old and I am afraid I am drinking too much water I drink around 2-3 gallons a day .I was wondering if there were going to be any health risks.

Doctor

A:   Too much drinking of water is also dangerous. Daily on an average requirement is from 2-4 liters or around 1 gallon. Over consumption cause electrolyte imbalances most which are fatal/life threatening. Avoid over consumption of water and drink as per requirement which varies from age, body, climate and geographic location.

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