[geeks] oh, my freaking head!
geeks at sunhelp.org
Wed Dec 19 20:09:42 CST 2001
On December 19, Eric Dittman wrote:
> > > *ANYTHING* can kill you.
> > Very true, there is a lethal dose of water, and sugar. (I think it is near,
> > if not over the body weight of the test subject)
> The LD50 is about 20 liters, I think. There was at least one instance I
> remember of an Ecstacy user drinking enough water to kill herself (by
> accident; Ecstacy inhibits the nervous response that tells the body it
> is no longer thirsty in some people). The continuous intake of water
> dilutes the salt levels in the body.
So would that mean the water, or the Ecstacy killed her? Seems
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