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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If you are looking for simple ways to regulate your dog's temperature, a paddling pool is always a great option - just keep an eye on how much water they are consuming as it is possible for dogs to overhydrate themselves.
A simple way to regulate your dog's temperature is a paddling pool - just keep an eye on how much water they are consuming as it is possible for dogs to overhydrate themselves.
Just having too much water can overhydrate your body and flush out the sodium causing nausea, dizziness and cramps.
This takes place when we overhydrate, and our kidneys are not able to expel the excess water.
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.