Majority of the times, it has been recommended that one should drink ample water to keep the body hydrated. However, a recent death due to excessive consumption of water has raised concerns about the recommendation.
There is no need to stop drinking water, but there is a need to understand a small fact that excessive of everything is harmful. Same complies with water consumption during normal and exercise time. A Victorian man, 30, lost his life due to excessive consumption of water during bushwalking in North-West Tasmania.
The incident, which took place in 2011, has led health experts to talk about the side effects of having excessive water during exercise. Moreover, they should also talk about the safe limit of water consumption, so it could be known that body can consume how much water.
It was found that the Victorian men had signs of herniation, which happened due to the excessive consumption of water. Moreover, Coroner Michael Brett was of the view that one should avoid going alone for bushwalking.
Brett said that if someone would have accompanied the person then he would have been alive. ''Had Mr. Dent been in company, whilst it cannot be said that he would not have suffered the condition that led to his death", asserted Brett.