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why anorexics drink hot water

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: If someone consistently only drank water it would be only a matter of time until they died. However, an anorexic may go periods of time on a water fas ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Drinking hot water is just fine for one's health, as long it is not too hot. Water has no fat, no sugar, no salt, and no chemical flavorings/sweetener ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Hot tap water: http://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/hot-tap-water-safe-drink http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm Apparently t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably not: My parents always drank a glass of hot water at bedtime and persuaded me to do it. I never knew why or that it made any difference to complexion.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
No difference: Your body doesn't seem to mind whether the liquids you drink are hot or cold. There is no advantage to drinking hot water.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Many people do this. Do keep in mind that there is a lot of sodium in most bouillon cubes, but if you are healthy in general, no worries.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Cool water: Cool water.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Myths: First, yes, of course, people who stay well hydrated are healthier in general. But, 'warm' or 'hot' water will not in any way lead to real weight loss ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
40 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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Water Myths: Nope. Absolutely not. This is a very obvious false myth.
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