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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weisberg
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hydration: Like my father says to much of anything isn't good for you. An average person should drink 3l of water daily to keep homeostasis or balance in the bod ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, almost always: "drinking water" in the United States is made to be safe. Tap water has to meet safety guidelines but in rare instances, there may be spores in the wa ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: A weird question. The greater the hydration the greater the urine output.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Water is a much healthier choice than many of the alternative fluids people drink.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Room Temperature: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex & come from ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Maintains health: Adequate water consumption is essential for good health. See http://tinyurl.com/nzkyvc5 for details. You can also get water in the form of coffee, tea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Hydrtion: supplies transport for all vital functions and body fluids. Maintains homeostasis ( physiologic organ balance) and promotes kidney function- just for ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
How much? What temp?: If you are guzzling a lot of water at 1 time - you may be stretching your stomach beyond comfort. From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
WatchOut!You're Dry!: Yes, if you're dying of thirst and dehydration, for whatever reason.Ok, maybe just significantly dehydrated.Dry eyes and all.Or maybe the minerals in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
It can be bad: Drinking too much water can lead to severe disturbances of electrolytes in your blood which can cause devastating medical problems. Your best bet is t ... Read More

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