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BUB001 Posts: 183
8/10/13 11:20 P

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As someone has already mentioned, that is a lot of water! When I'm out walking, drinking every 10 min. seems excessive. I usually try to drink 10-12 oz when I've reached the halfway point.

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7/26/13 5:44 P

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Good point. The amount recommended seems like a lot, though it's under the heading of Athletes. Still, water intoxication is not a good thing for anybody either!

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7/26/13 12:41 P

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7/26/13 10:50 A

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Good article, thanks. I don't know if I agree with drinking quite that much water. You could really deplete your electrolytes which can cause problems with your heart. Maybe, as the article says, make some of it a sports drink so the electrolytes are replaced.

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7/26/13 12:39 A

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Some worthwhile advice from the Texas Heart Institute helpful for everyone and esp. for people with heart failure: www.texasheart.org/hic/topics/hsmart
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