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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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Efforts should be made to avoid overhydrating patients because of the risk of developing the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
Lifestyle advice includes caffeine reduction (grade B), weight loss for the obese person (grade A), control of constipation (grade C), decrease in fluid intake in patients who are overhydrating and efforts to decrease chronic cough (smoking cessation) (grade C).
Dehydration is arguably the single most preventable impedance to running performance, while overhydrating remains a danger for runners all too aware of the first fact.