How many glasses of water a day do you drink?

United States
June 11, 2007 8:39am CST
Diets always say to drink plenty of water to flush out your system. Do you have a certain amount of water that you drink each day? I try to have water with me at all times throughout the day and evening. I also notice that if I haven't had enough water during the day, I get a headache because of dehydration.
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@ackars (1942)
• India
11 Jun 07
I stay in a place which is very famous for the bloody heat it experiences in summer season.Through out the year it will be hot.There will always be a problem of water scarsity every year when summer arrives.But we get water to drink in our campus even if it has a salty taste.I drink about 3 litres of water in all the forms.As normal water,cool drinks,juices etc.
@d00d00 (827)
• Hong Kong
11 Jun 07
hi FenwaySox! i usually have at least 8 glasses, or more, of water a day. drinking a lot of fluids can really help in the hydration of the body. it keeps our skin healthy too. and yeah, just like you, when i don't get enough liquids in a day, i get a headache and become really irritable. =D
• United States
11 Jun 07
Thanks for adding that part about how water helps keep our skin healthy too. It is so true. Any time you hear a celebrity or model discuss their skin routine, it always includes drinking plenty of water. =)
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@UDDERONES (888)
• United States
12 Jun 07
I don't have a certain amount of water I drink a day. But I love cokes. But lately I have given up cokes and switched to flavored water. I still have a coke every now and then. But I like the grape and lemon flavors of water.
• Malaysia
12 Jun 07
I try to drink as much water as possible. if i go out, i will make sure to bring a bottle of water. If i dont have enough water, my throat gets so dry it hurts and just like you, i will get a headache.
@roniroxas (10576)
• Philippines
11 Jun 07
i drink 8 glasses of water and sometimes more. we live in a hot country (philippines) and we drink a lot of liquids. but the problem with me i cant drink room temperature water, i dont know why.
@carlaabt (3506)
• United States
11 Jun 07
I drink at least a gallon of water a day. Most days water is all I drink. I will have a soda maybe once or twice a week, and juice once every two weeks or so, but otherwise it's just plain water for me. I just think that soda and juice are too sweet.
@Flight84 (3050)
• United States
11 Jun 07
I have really been into drinking water over the past year. I try to drink several bottles a day. I put Crystal Lite in mine most of the time though. I feel so much better when I drink water and if I drink caffeinated drinks now I feel bloated or they seem too sweet. I still have to treat myself to sodas evry now and then though.:)
• Canada
11 Jun 07
most days absolutely none and yes I know that is bad that is why I am trying to get better at it and drink more water but the truth is that I am a diet pepsi addict and drink too much of it
@kareng (7986)
• United States
11 Jun 07
I only drink about 32 oz. per day but I'm trying really hard to double this with the hot weather upon us. We have a forcast of hitting 98 degrees today and with the heat index this will feel like 106 at least if not higher! I've always been bad about not drinking enough water but I really want to do better :)