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if your eyes won't stop watering, should you wash them out with tap water?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
No: You could put some artificial tears in them, but don't use tap water.

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What two organs are connected to the brain through the optic nerve?

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Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

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No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery ...How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness.

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