Dr. Phelan By General Practitioner Published:

Under normal circumstances, the amount of water we consume is regulated by the thirst reflex and the number of times we pay a visit to the toilet.

However, there can be health consequences for people who drink too much or too little water.

Underlying health issues can also affect the way that the body deals with water, potentially leading to water retention and other complications.

To learn more about how much water you should drink read my article for The Independent.