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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Electrolytes: Gatorade & water will both hydrate you the same. However, when you exercise, you also lose electrolytes which are important for helping your body work ... Read More
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Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Gatorade not great: Yes gatorade has electrolytes but also a ton of sugar which can prevent people from losing weight and optimizing performance. I still recommend it fo ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
It isn't: Gatorade does not hydrate you better than water. Gatorade contains a lot of salt and sugar that most people absolutely don't need when exercising. I ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Weight loss: I am not familiar with the effect of "hot water ingestion" on a person's overall body mass index / body weight. This might be best answered by a Ga ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience 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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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: no
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It takes an awful lot and is very uncomfortable to ingest that amount, but you can get sick from too much water at one time.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Bad idea: A good way to end up in the hospital. If you are going to do something radical, why not go out and run with a group of fitness-minded friends? You ma ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes.: They can swim.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Watch/ reduce Na: Watch and reduce sodium intake. Decrease fluid to 1000cc a day.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It's ok for health. What did you hear? Why do you think it may be bad?
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely!: Very rarely water, just like any other substance, can be considered a poison when over-consumed in a short period of time. Water intoxication mostly ... Read More
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