If you're consuming seawater, the results of osmosis are spectacularly disastrous.
... sodium taken in by saltwater, we urinate more water than we actually drank.
After all, our bodies depend on both water and salt to function. ... fluids that have
the same salinity as blood are referred to as isotonic [source: Ocean Health].
Therefore, to get rid of all the excess salt taken in by drinking seawater, you have
to urinate more water than you drank. Eventually, you die of dehydration even ...
Sep 23, 2015 ... As you drink seawater, the water already present in your body is ... Drinking
saltwater will cause a number of early side effects as you get ...
May 29, 2012 ... Before, when I saw a castaway having a bad time, literally dying for a drink but
surrounded by seawater, the message in films was always ...
Jun 18, 2011 ... Aggravation of dehydration: First, I need to discuss some properties of sea water
and ... So you just drank a bunch of salt water. After some time ...
Whether you're swimming in the ocean or drinking salt water as part of a fad diet,
swallowing too much of the liquid can have serious health consequences.
However, in most cases, drinking salt water is not healthy for you. ... Chronic or
excessive salt water intake can cause your body to lose its normal water and salt
Nov 21, 2015 ... Therefore, to get rid of all the excess salt taken in by drinking seawater, you have
to urinate more water than you drank. Eventually, you die of ...
Jan 28, 2013 ... If you took a few gulps of ocean water, for example, your body would have to
urinate more water than you drank to get rid of all that extra salt, ...