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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: One does not decrease body water. You are asking to do something impossible and extremely unhealthy.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
60%: In a male, 60% of body weight is water. In women, it is 50%. You typically cannot use body water percentage to measure hydration. The best way to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
?, Check Albumen: Accurately measuring body water is a bit difficult; ? The value; it would correspond to significant body fat. Blood pressure, ~25 mmhg capillary inlet ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Asked and answered: If you have water in excess in your obesity it is the excess fats and sugars causing it. Water is not the problem.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Mostly other way: fluid accumulation will eventually alwasy come out as ascites, and the fluid accumualtion causes weight gain.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Eat less sodium.: Excess sodium causes retention of fluid. Reduce sodium intake to reduce edema.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
No: Total red cell mass could be calculated this way (although I had thought that the last US center doing this had finally shut down) but I don't believe ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Obesity: No. Your obesity is causing extra fluids. It is about sugar and fats. So. Rather than worrying about water it us best to exercise, lower the sugars in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Detoxify: Green leafy vegetables help, especially cilantro. It's best to detox under a doctor's supervision. Intermittent fasting is being researched these da ... Read More
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Dr. Janetta Carolin Malan
Specializes in
Spironiolactone: Spironolactone is a mild diuretic with a hormone like structure. The hormonal effect can be anti androgenic so can be used for androgenic hair loss i ... Read More
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