You could go on drinking distilled water for years and for decades on till you drop. That's what my dad did. In fact, he died at a ripe old age of 96. But would I follow this aspect of his lifestyle? No.He was already dehydrated. If he drank "mineralized" water at the same point in time that he drank distilled, he still would've been dehydrated because it was too late. Also, you don't know the context. He could've had heart arrhythmia or some other disease. I've drank nothing but distilled for 3 days with no food at all. Nothing happened. I've seen people in person drinking distilled water while on a water-only fast up to 30+ days. Their heart didn't stop and they didn't lose their electrolytes.
He read a book of Paul Bragg, of organic apple cider vinegar fame, who advocated drinking distilled water. He started to drink distilled and saw his finger joint pains go away. He was so impressed he decided that he will only drink distilled water. I advised against it with the same reasoning I gave earlier.
He was already 66 when he started on distilled water. At 88 his hips failed and he could no longer walk. At 90, his spine was so weak it had a fracture without even falling down. His bones had become brittle as he was suffering with a severe case of osteoporosis. He was bedridden the last 6 years.
I wished there was a way I could have convinced him otherwise with his views on distilled water.
My mom was stubborn as hell, and did not want any of his distilled water and drank from the tap. She died two years after him, still able to walk on her last days, albeit feebly.
I dont know how Paul Bragg was on his last years. Does anybody know? I bet if God sent him back to warn us about hell, he would tell us not to drink distilled water and suffer damnation on earth.