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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Weight loss food: Try to drink more water and eat more fruits and vegetables. Baking soda water does not cause weight loss. ...Read more

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I am 5'9" 340. I've constantly tried losing weight but gain it. I eat healthy. Drink water (no soda, etc...). I have IBS. Can I take weight loss pills?

BMI 50.1: Hi. From the stated information, it looks like you don't have diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol problem, sleep apnea; your GERD could be related to obesity, and you're at risk for all the others. Keep eating a healthy diet, for sure! Yes, you could take weight loss medication, assuming no contraindications; you could also consider bariatric surgery. ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Yes.: Dilute water/baking soda mixture helps neutralize acidic residue caused by bacteria, without washing away essential oils. Not if injested orally! Hope you meant topically! ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water allow you to pass a u a from meth use?

Does baking soda and water allow you to pass a u a from meth use?

Street lore: The street method your are referring to is extremely dangerous. It significantly changes the ph (acidity-alkalinity) of your body. This has a direct toxic effect on the heart and the brain. Acute alkaline (baking soda) toxicity is a well-known problem in ers. On the web, only supposed success stories are written--by survivors. Please don't &crystal seek pro help. ...Read more

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I had one whole month barley water for weight loss but it did not work it what can I do?

I had one whole month barley water for weight loss but it did not work it what can I do?

Not good: You need food in addition to water otherwise your body will starve itself. Exercise is also key. You should eat at least 5 times a day. ...Read more

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How good is drinking lemon water for weight loss?

No it doesn't work: Doesn't work, the best thing to do is lower your carbohydrates increase your protein and increase your walking. Drink plenty of water and stop soda. Consult your doctor for evaluation of why you would be obese, and how to lose weight sensibly. ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water whiten your teeth?

Does baking soda and water whiten your teeth?

Yes: Brushing your teeth with baking soda and water twice a day for 2 weeks will whiten the color of the teeth. Brush for at least 2 minutes and make sure you rinse well after using the baking soda. ...Read more

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Can I give my four week old grandson baking soda and water for gas?

Can I give my four week old grandson baking soda and water for gas?

No way: This can be very harmful for an infant. Simethicone is available without a prescription for bowel gas in infants. But often family members are mistaken when they think an infant's discomfort comes from gas. Crying babies swallow air, which can cause baby to pass gas. But the gas is just a side effect of crying, not the main issue. An exam by a pediatrician is needed for a persistently fussy baby. ...Read more

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Does taking honey with warm water for weight loss harm our health especially for women?

Does taking honey with warm water for weight loss harm our health especially for women?

Honey water: There isn't any harm in taking water with honey for weight loss, unless you are using it to replace a meal which is not healthy. I usually counsel my patients to not drink their calories unless it is meant to replace a meal, such as a protein shake. ...Read more

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If I raise the alkaline level in my body will that help kill off candida? I have heard black strap mollases. Baking soda and water for alkilinity...

If I raise the alkaline level in my body will that help kill off candida? I have heard black strap mollases. Baking soda and water for alkilinity...

No: Skin candidia can treated with cream. If you oral candida oral antifungals will eradicate and probiotics can recolonize your bowel flora. Systemic candida occurs only in very sick individuals who are undergoing chemotherapy or someone with has aids. ...Read more

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How long will it take fr baking soda and water to work for constipation?

How long will it take fr baking soda and water to work for constipation?

It won't, instead...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten &soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent. ...Read more

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What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

Myths: The only thing drinking baking soda and water will do is to diminish temporarily the acid in the stomach. There is no other health benefit and no 'cleansing of your system'. ...Read more

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I am a teenager with mild acne, will a baking soda and water mask get rid of my acne?

I am a teenager with mild acne, will a baking soda and water mask get rid of my acne?

No: This will make a mess and disappoint you. Use a real medication. If your acne is mild, topical benzoyl peroxide for two weeks will probably cure you. If not, get with your personal physician -- if you're big enough to contact healthtap, you can make your own doctor's apponitment. ...Read more

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I ingested to much baking soda and water and have been sick from it all day. Is there anything I can do? 5 teaspoons of baking soda and 40 oz of water

I ingested to much baking soda and water and have been sick from it all day. Is there anything I can do? 5 teaspoons of baking soda and 40 oz of water

Baking: Baking soda is simply sodium bicarbonate, a relatively common compound. Although the adverse reactions to the administration of sodium bicarbonate can include metabolic alkalosis, edema due to sodium overload, congestive heart failure, hyperosmolar syndrome, hypervolemic hypernatremia, and hypertension due to increased sodium, the dose you took is relatively small. I suspect that simply returning to a regular diet should resolve any symptoms you had, unless they are unrelated to the baking soda. ...Read more

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Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening?

Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening?

Neither: Waste of time and money. Talk to your Dentist about professional cleaning followed by professional whitening. If home brewed remedies worked, Simone would have packaged it and solve it years ago. ...Read more

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I put baking soda and water paste on my canker sore. Now the white is gone and it looks dark. Is it healing? Its swollen to.

I put baking soda and water paste on my canker sore. Now the white is gone and it looks dark. Is it healing? Its swollen to.

Maybe: I would leave it alone and if it is not improving or getting better in one to two weeks I would see a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Does water help with weight loss?

Does water help with weight loss?

Yes...: Drinking lots of water will help keep you full and mitigate your appetite. It will also help prevent constipation if you are on a low calorie program. In fact if you drink ice water you can burn an extra 70 calories per day which translates into a 7 pound weight loss over a year! ...Read more

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How can water help with weight loss?

How can water help with weight loss?

By filling stomach: Which produces a feeling of being full; so one can reduce further intake of food.
Drinking a glassful with a salad before the main course, and with discipline to not overeat, would result in weight reduction. Regular exercises greatly helps also.
Keep doing regular checkups with your gp. ...Read more

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Might consuming a ton of water prevent weight loss?

Might consuming a ton of water prevent weight loss?

No: But there is no benefit to drinking excessive amounts of water, and it can lead to health problems. Moderation is always best. Weight loss is burning up more calories than you ingest. Your body will excrete any extra water you take in -- water weight is not true weight. ...Read more

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Does drinking hot jeera water helps to weight loss?

Hot water: Plenty of water is important as part of a weight loss program, as long as there is no sugar in it. Focus on foods that are not sugary to start to achieve weight loss. Exercise and correction of hormonal imbalances are also important. ...Read more

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How does drinking water assist in weight loss?

How does drinking water assist in weight loss?

By filling stomach: Which produces a feeling of being full & so one can reduce further intake of food.
Drinking a glassful with a salad before the main course, and with discipline to not overeat, would result in weight reduction. Regular exercises greatly helps also.
Keep doing regular checkups with your gp. ...Read more

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Does drinking water help with weight loss much?

Does drinking water help with weight loss much?

It can: Our bodies are mostly water and need water to function. Water can help to flush out the system, to keep you hydrated, and can be used as a first choice when experiencing "hunger" to help learn the difference between physical and psychological hunger. Try to drink a minimum of 8 - 8 oz glasses per day. Drink a glass of water and wait 10 minutes before you eat to see if that does the trick. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more