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Allergy To Salt Water
Recipe: Rather than repeat it, i will refer you to this link: http://www.Aaaai.Org/conditions-and-treatments/treatments/saline-sinus-rinse-recipe.Aspx ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Sure: There's no science to this fad. It won't remove "toxins", and you lose weight only because your diet is so nasty. I suspect the whole thing began as a cruel prank. If you want to feel good, stay trim and be healthy, why not get serious once again with your physical fitness? It's much better and more scientific. ...Read more
Are there any alternative to using warm salty water rinse for htn patients to avoid salty taste mouth and the additional sodium. ?
Peroxide and water: This is the time of year for sore throats and colds, so i assume you are gargling with salt water to alleviate the symptoms. Mix water and peroxide half and half and gargle with that instead, then spit it out. ...Read more
Is it better to do Neti Pot with warm water or room temperature? Any advantage to warm water? Using distilled water post-septoplasty.
I've a gum inflammation. When you are doing warm salt water rinses how much salt and water do you use?
1 tablespoon in 8 oz: Gum inflammation can be the culprit of many other diseases. While warm salt water is one way to decrease gum inflammation, it's important to see your dentist to make sure there are no other treatment to do. Brushing with baking soda and peroxide can also improve the health of gums as well as daily flossing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drinking salt water: Yes, if that is the only source of fluids because if can lead to hypernatremia which can eventually cause seizures and coma. Otherwise, if used to replace electrolytes, such as sports drinks, it could be potentially be beneficial. Some people drink pickle juice to replenish salt stores after significant exercise. ...Read more
Water & wt. loss: You can drink both warm and cold water to help you lose weight. When you restrict caloric intake and exercise you want to remain hydrated typically with cold fluids. Note that if you have a warm beverage ( i.e. broth, herbal tea) before meals, you will delay gastric emptying and hence feel fuller faster when eating the rest of your meal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only in cool: Only use in cool mist humidifiers. Not units that create heat. ...Read more
I would like to perform the salt water flush. Is the method effective? Is celtic sea salt® brand fine ground non-iodized sea salt?
Is iodized salt better to use than non-iodized salt for a healthy thyroid gland? Is it harmful to use iodized salt daily?
It's a good thing: This is more than just "health chatter' -- around 5 million people per year have been doomed to lifelong mental deficiency because of insufficient iodine in the community diet. Adding iodine to salt is one of the most effective and valuable public-health measures of all time, and mass illness followed in one famous instance when a nation abandoned it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Son is 2y old,never add salt to food,also boil bottled water,do he needs sodium?is it dangerous not to add any salt?
Easy to check: Many foods have salt naturally and added salt is unnecessary.Water is water, it doesn't need salt.If the kid gets enough salt from his natural food intake, you do not need to add it. A simple blood test can be done at the doctor's office to verify a proper salt level in the kid's blood.If he is growing,developing & playing like other kids, he's likely okay. ...Read more