11 Doctor-Recommended Signs You're Drinking Too Much Water

Health officials have told us that drinking enough water is crucial for body function. Yes, unless you drink too much. Overhydration can be as dangerous as dehydration, experts say.

If you carry a water bottle all day and refill it, you may be drinking too much.

If you carry a water bottle all day and refill it, you may be drinking too much.

Headaches can be a sign of overhydration or dehydration. Too much water reduces blood salt, causing organ cells to swell.

Loss of urination
That's why we "potty train" kids at a young age. Dr. DeRosa says that if you constantly overfill your bladder or hold in your urine, you can "untrain" that skill.

You drink when not thirsty
If you feel thirsty, you need more water.

Water-like urine
Urine should be straw-colored to transparent yellow if you drink enough water.

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