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Bruce Lee may have died from drinking too much water, new study says

"Up to now, the cause of Bruce Lee's death is unknown, although numerous hypotheses have been put forward, from assassination ...
Bruce Lee may have died from drinking too much water, new study claims (Fox News)
...by triad gangsters to the more recent suggestion in 2018 that he died from heatstroke,” the paper stated.
"[W]e hypothesize that Bruce Lee died from a specific form of kidney dysfunction: the inability to excrete enough water to maintain water homeostasis, which is mainly a tubular function,” the researchers concluded.
How Bruce Lee died from drinking too much water: researchers (New York Post)
“This may lead to hyponatraemia, cerebral oedema and death within hours if excess water intake is not matched by water excretion in urine, which is in line with the timeline of Lee’s demise."
Researchers note Bruce Lee’s past history that is potentially relevant to his cause of death — including excess water intake. (New York Post)
“The fact that we are 60% water does not protect us from the potentially lethal consequences of drinking water at a faster rate than our kidneys can excrete excess water,” the researchers added.
Researchers hypothesize that Bruce Lee likely died of hyponatraemia. (New York Post)
Matthew Polly, author of “Bruce Lee
At the time of Bruce Lee’s death, doctors believed the brain swelling was due to a painkiller. (New York Post)
A Life,” would often mention in his book Lee’s water consumption throughout the day.
“I think we had some water… that probably made him a little tired and thirsty. After a few sips he seemed to be a little dizzy… Immediately after feeling faint, Bruce complained of a headache,” the author wrote.