Drinking enough water is a health message that’s been broadcast loud and clear. “Some people are such water-drinking devotees that they are aquaholics,” says Manhattan osteopathic physician Christopher Calapai. The result is overhydration, or hyponatremia, which is a term used to describe a low concentration of sodium in the blood that can be dangerous or even life-threatening. Overhydration is the most common electrolyte imbalance in hospitals, occurring in about two percent of all people, Calapai says.
Hangovers are rough no matter how you slice it — but in our twenties, many of us could throw back multiple rounds of tequila shots, pop a couple of Advil the next day, and be relatively good to go. Not so much in your 30s.