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is drinking baking soda bad for you

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Myths: The only thing drinking baking soda and water will do is to diminish temporarily the acid in the stomach. There is no other health benefit and no 'cle ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Not ideal longterm: It's generally not a good idea to do long term for various reasons. Baking soda has impurities, and though these are for the most part regulated, they ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Probably safe: There are no controlled studies that look at the safety of the product during breastfeeding but present evidence does not consider it a risk. The bene ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Weight loss food: Try to drink more water and eat more fruits and vegetables. Baking soda water does not cause weight loss.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
33 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Drinking baking soda is not recommended.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
28 years experience Dentistry
No: Baking soda helps remove stains from teeth but does not prevent cavities. Green tea helps improve the immune system but does not prevent decay.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das answered
54 years experience Plastic Surgery
Some people think so: It is one of those believe handed down from grandmother.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Makes no sense: Why on earth would you want to drink baking soda? It does not interact with NSAIDs.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
May be safe: But not effective. Medicines help more with reducing inflammation as well.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
How much?: Why did you drink baking soda? A small amount is not going to have any effect. Even a large amount will get taken care of by the kidneys, without any ... Read More
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