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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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Strictly avoid overhydration, as the acute respiratory distress syndrome is a common and difficult-to-treat complication, particularly in pregnancy.
The excess water consumption lead to overhydration which caused the body's electrolytes to go off balance, and ultimately, the boy suffered from an enormous swelling in his brain.
Waterlogged: The Serious Problem Of Overhydration In Endurance Sports The eight glasses idea might seem fairly harmless, but it has fed into the belief that we should all be drinking more water, that it is healthy to be proactive about "staying ahead of our thirst".
Fluid therapy was discontinued on day 11 because of panhypoproteinemia that was suspected to be secondary to overhydration.
Due to excessive water consumption, people have died of overhydration, which goes by the name of Exercise-Associated Hyponatraemia (EAH).
WATERLOGGED: THE SERIOUS PROBLEM OF OVERHYDRATION IN ENDURANCE SPORTS provides a detailed coverage on what athletes really need to drink to train and perform their best--and offers insights into the 'drink as much as you can' myth that results in overhydrated athletes.
Even more prudently, the race committee also issued the statement "Good hydration is important, but overhydration is dangerous.
There is evidence that urging people to drink more - a minimum of three litres if the temperature is high, and to carry around a bottle of water at all times - can do more harm that good, because people have died of overhydration.
On the contrary, some risks of excessive sodium supplementation in combination with overhydration have been documented (24).
Care must be taken to avoid cerebral edema and congestive heart failure due to overhydration, particularly in patients with renal impairment.
Patients were also harmed by overhydration prior to administration of medication, resulting in pulmonary edema and recurrent complaints of abdominal pain and constipation.
On the other hand, overhydration, also referred to as water intoxication, can result in digestive problems, behavioral changes, brain damage, seizures or coma.