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i don't drink enough water daily but i will change that people suggest me to drink cranberry juice, what good does that do?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Water is good: Water is better drink then cranberry juice as cranberry juice has calories which may cause weight gain and obesity as it contain sugar.

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A 40-year-old female asked:

Why am I sometimes extremely dizzy after exercise? I work out frequently, eat well, drink more than 8x8 glasses of water a day.

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