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advantages and disadvantages of drinking lucozade

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feyisayo Adeyina
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not advised: Lucozade contains mostly sugar as it is an energy drink. With gastroenteritis, you need to replace electrolytes. Try isotonic.
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good Idea: It is not a good idea.Drink oral Elecrolyte Solution if available.Or drink clear liquids like 7 up or Ginger ale and bland diet if tolerated and gradu ... Read More

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Most energy drinks contains large amounts of sugar and caffeine. Drinking a liter a day of this could cause high blood pressure or heart problems as w ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Lynch
38 years experience Family Medicine
Energy drinks: I read up on this i couldn't find the normal quantity 1 l seems like a lot it's a very old energy drink1929. These discussions need to be long and d ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The best drink is: water. Many of the sports drinks are loaded with sugars as well as other "chemicals" that are not healthy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Water: The most common fluid replacement for sports-related activities actually contains no sugar at all: WATER. Drink water to replenish your fluid loss du ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Poling
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PG: Well, the best way to take it is with water! water is the best thing for helping form a good bowel movement so that it is not hard to pass. It may tak ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cornell
40 years experience Podiatry
Citric Acid: There is 5% citric acid in it and lactic acid. your throat must be sensitive to the acid. Plain orange juice does this to some people. Drink wate ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: If a person is exercising for a short period of time and the exercise is not intense, regular water is fine. If a person exercises for longer periods ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Sports drinks are high in carbohydrates and would definitely mess up certain blood tests. If you are about to do a diabetes test for example this woul ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends what: ingredients are contained in each mix. Pre-workout mixes USUALLY contain protein and carbohydrate to improve energy performance during exercise. Spor ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sports drinks: You are better off w/water. Sports drinks can contain sugar, artificial colors, sodium, etc. An alternative to water would be lemonade or iced tea y ... Read More
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