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To cause to take excessive fluids into the body, as through intravenous injection.
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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.
Faster runners (sub-4:00:00 marathon) are at a higher risk of dehydration than of overhydrating and developing hyponatremia.
Many clinicians have made the mistake of overhydrating
patients; but if patients are already adequately hydrated, more fluid will cause a bigger fluid backup, leading to more pain, Dr.