overhydrate


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Related to overhydrate: Water overdose

o·ver·hy·drate

 (ō′vər-hī′drāt)
tr.v. o·ver·hy·drat·ed, o·ver·hy·drat·ing, o·ver·hy·drates
To cause to take excessive fluids into the body, as through intravenous injection.

o′ver·hy·dra′tion n.
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They found there were no clinical symptoms of overhydration in the 64 subjects in the trial, supporting the notion that it is difficult to overhydrate elderly residents in residential care by increasing their oral intake.
When you overhydrate, you dilute important electrolytes, such as sodium, in your blood, with potentially serious consequences.