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how much water a day for high bp

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
More info needed: You should see your doctor for a full evaluation. The most worrisome, yet uncommon, causes of swelling could be kidney or heart disease. More common ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not so good: If you are drinking so much beer everyday in the long run your liver will be affected. More over you have high bp. Just drinking water may not have an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: But it will make you pee alot.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
DRV..: The daily reference values (drv) published by the us government are the amount of nutrients recommended based on a 2000 calorie per day diet. The drv ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No, if kidney's okay: With normal kidneys and heart much water will be handled okay and will help with weight loss and preventing stone disease. Be cautious of edema which ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Saturated fats: Intake of cholesterol does not necessarily determine blood cholesterol levels. Blood cholesterol levels depend on intake of cholesterol, saturated fat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Carbohydrates: Focus on carbohydrates as a whole not just sugar. A diet less than 180 grams a day of carbohydrate can be helpful. Also keep in mind that weight los ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Depends: For maintences half oz per pound is generally recommended. So a 150 lb person should drink 75 oz.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
None: None is best.
A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Water: Lack of water can lead to dehydration. Every day you lose water through breathing, perspiration, urination and bowel movements. You must replenish t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
6-8 cups of water: 6-8 cups of water are very good for anyone over 12 yrs of age. Obviously some people may need more depending on their level of activity.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sounds like a lot: That sounds like a lot of fluid to take in, but are they super active and sweating a lot? People need increased fluids if very physically active. I ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Many things , one of them increased pulse heart rate and anxiety.This is excessive and it is better to cut down on u consumption before something ba ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1 hour daily: For children and adolescents, they should exercise for 1 hour or more every day. It should include aerobic exercises (running) and strengthening acti ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
About...: ...2 liters, none of it sweetened, flavored, or caffeinated.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Protein Drinks: One drink per day with no more than 15 to 20 grams of protein is sufficient along with your regular meals. Excess protein can be a problem so no parti ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is not necessary: Excess of water can create new problems, so i would advise you to drink normal amounts as dictated by thirst. In general a glass of water with each me ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Varies: This can vary based on your doctors specific recommendations based on your situation, for example if you are taking a water pill ( diruetic) and its d ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
How much food: Enough but not too much. Get this book. DASH eating plan. DASH Diet for Hypertension ISBN 9780743410076 Excerpt From: Thomas J. Moore & Mark Jen ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
A1c: Hi. Your A1c will answer the question. A1c is the means of predicting risk of all chronic diabetic complications (eye, kidney, nerve, heart attack, st ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Normal: If you are or are close to average height and weight, that is about a normal amount of water to consume daily. If dehydration is an issue, you may hav ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Very little: Sugar is a simple carb, and those are not good. Complex carbs are good for you. A diet with little/no simple carbs (sugar) is best.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not safe: Consuming excess water can "dilute" your body causing electrolyte imbalances. Electrolytes are important as every cell in our body requires a proper ... Read More
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