Drinking too much water can also lead to death! This habit of Bruce Lee took his life.

California. Famous martial artist Bruce Lee (Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong and American Martial Artist) died in July 1973 at the age of 32. One study claimed that he died due to drinking excessive water. According to the autopsy report, he died of cerebral edema. According to the researchers, his kidneys could not process the excess water, which led to his death.

By the way, drinking water is beneficial in every case. But can someone die by drinking water? Scientists have claimed in a new study that American martial arts legend and actor Bruce Lee may have died due to drinking too much water. Martial arts became so popular in modern times because of Bruce Lee. He died in 1973 at the age of just 32.

Bruce Lee died due to cerebral edema i.e. ‘swelling of the brain’. At that time the doctors had said that a pain killer had caused swelling in the brain. According to one group of researchers, hyponatremia was responsible for the edema. In the study published in the Journal of Clinical Kidney, researchers speculated that Bruce Lee died because his kidneys were damaged and were not able to excrete excess water.

Hyponatremia from drinking water?
The new findings are completely different from the old theory. Scientists believe that Bruce Lee probably died of hyponatremia. The condition of hyponatremia in the body arises when the sodium level of the body decreases by drinking too much water. In this, the cells of the body, especially those of the brain, swell due to an imbalance. The researchers argue that multiple factors were present for the hyponatremia in Lee, such as drinking excessive amounts of water, and behaviors that increase thirst, such as marijuana use.

Death can happen even in a few hours
Behaviors that reduce the ability of the kidneys to excrete water, such as drug and alcohol use. Scientists concluded, we estimate that Bruce Lee died of a certain type of kidney failure. Inability to excrete enough water to maintain water homeostasis, which is primarily a tubular function. This condition can lead to hyponatremia, cerebral edema, he said. In some cases it can lead to death in just a few hours.

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