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as some know ,I drink slightly over the h2o probably needed .204 lbs /4 liters per day .It took me 8 weeks to figure out i {personally} needed extra water ,dry hair ,skin etc .should I worry about flushing out electrolytes? what other sources contain them ?  I dont like gatorade  uuhhhh !!  I also have 1 soda  ,8 ozs of juice & 1 or 2 teas per day .what do you think folks ?         thank you           bob        
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717272 tn?1277590780
Electrolytes like sodium, potassium and chloride should be part of some of your bloodwork throughout TX.  That much water under normal conditions would be harmful, diluting them too much, but the drugs seriously deplete H2O in the cells so you need it all.  Do what your body tells you.  
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At 204,  4 liters is probably about right - maybe even not enough if the soda you're drinking is caffeinated, you drink tea, and you work out or your job involves physical labour. If you don't like Gatorade, you might try the packs of 'Emergen-C' powder. It can be mixed into your other drinks, comes in different flavors, and also has different formulations containing additional supplements (i.e. glucosamine/chondroitin).
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