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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Drinking Tonic Water

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Is tonic water safe to drink?

Is tonic water safe to drink?

Yes: Tonic water used to have quinine in it because quinine was used to help fight malaria. Now, in the us, tonic water has quinine flavoring but no real quinine. If you come across indian tonic water (which is sold in the india and the uk and is sometimes imported into the us), it is still made with quinine. Quinine has been associated with some kidney and heart problems in high doses. ...Read more

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If I drink 10oz tonic water right after taking a Zofran pill, will it ruin the effectiveness of the Zofran?

If I drink 10oz tonic water right after taking a Zofran pill, will it ruin the effectiveness of the Zofran?

Zofran ODT: You should take the zofran orally disintegrating tablet place on the tongue and swallow with saliva. Tonic contains quinine which a lot of people don't know. Since quinine albeit infinitesimally small in tonic it can interact with ondansetron I suggest you avoid the combo. Stay calm and avoid tonic. ...Read more

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I drink diet tonic water for musle cramps it helps whst else can I use.

I drink diet tonic water for musle cramps it helps whst else can I use.

Cramps: It would be wise to have your electrolytes checked as on occasion muscle cramps can be related to low calcium or potassium levels. Also, sometimes, vascular problems will cause cramping. See you doctor. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver can I drink tonic water? Just 1 can per day

I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver can I drink tonic water? Just 1 can per day

Tonic water: Alcohol is known to be a poison for the liver. I'd refrain from any alcohol containing beverages as it's been shown that alcohol is good for nothing especially in someone with a liver disease. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver can I drink tonic water? Just 1 can per day I DON'T DRINK ALCOHOL!!!!! NOT GIN & TONIC ONLY TONIC WATER

I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver can I drink tonic water? Just 1 can per day I DON'T DRINK ALCOHOL!!!!! NOT GIN & TONIC ONLY TONIC WATER

In moderation: Tonic water contains a little quinine. Quinine is a drug, used to treat malaria, and has some potential liver toxicity. However, the amount of quinine in most tonic water is usually quite low, although watch out for off-label tonic water. Weight loss is the best treatment for fatty liver. If tonic water in moderation is your worst "vice", you are probably ok. ...Read more

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Drinking tonic water for the last week -12 oz a day, doctor told me that's the reason I have low platelets. Is it really truth?

Drinking tonic water for the last week -12 oz a day, doctor told me that's the reason I have low platelets. Is it really truth?

True: For the unlucky few, even the small amount of quinine in tonic water can cause thrombocytopenia (doctors call this rare occurrence a "gin and tonic purpura"). ...Read more

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What are the main benefits of drinking a lot of water?

What are the main benefits of drinking a lot of water?

Healthy habits: Drinking water is good for your body. Your body needs water to carry out its basic functions. Additionally, it's good for weight loss or preserving a healthy weight by keeping your stomach full. Drinking too much water can be dangerous as it can dilute your system causing low sodium levels and other problems. Not drinking enough water can cause dehydration. ...Read more

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Greeting, I would like to know what are the benefits of drinking 2 liters of water a day?

Greeting, I would like to know what are the benefits of drinking 2 liters of water a day?

Benefits of hydratio: It keeps your kidneys well flushed and your body well hydrated. If you drink it iced it helps you lose weight. By definition, a calorie (Kilocalorie) is the amount of energy needed to heat 1 liter of water 1°C. Icewater is 0°C. Your body temperature is 37°C. If you drink 2 L of ice water, you force your body to burn 2×37 cal = 74 calories. In 30 days, 2220 calories---you can't pee it out cold! ...Read more

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What is benefit of drinking 10 glasses of water?

What is benefit of drinking 10 glasses of water?

It is a formula: And I don' know where it came from. There are no finite rules and at the age of 19 and assuming that you are healthy, your thirst mechanism is adequate. ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the benefits of drinking water?

Please tell me what's the benefits of drinking water?

Water: Most of our body is made up of wayer. We can not live without water. Its the best drink for your body. ...Read more

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What are all the ways drinking water can benefit you? Inside and out

What are all the ways drinking water can benefit you? Inside and out

Proper hydration: Water is vital for cellular function of all cells in the body. Normal hydration is desirable, both severe dehydration and severe over-hydration could cause problems but only in the extremes. Healthy kidneys compensate usually well to maintain proper body hydration status. ...Read more

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Will I benefit more from drinking gatorade when working out rather than water?

Will I benefit more from drinking gatorade when working out rather than water?

Benefit how?: Gatorade is designed to replace the fluid lost to exercise in the humidity and heat. If you are not losing lots of fluid you shouldn't need it, if fluid losses are affecting your performance then you may benefit. This takes a strenuous exercise, like playing football and getting very sweaty. ...Read more

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What would be the benefit of drinking spring water rather than regular 'drinking water'?

Nothing: Many times the "spring water" is not as pure as the normal "tap/drinking water". The requirements on a public water supplier by the epa and the state department of the environment is extremely controlled, and cost the water supplier a significant amount of time, money, and proper certifications just to produce this level of water quality. Spring water is not controlled and has many contaminates. ...Read more

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I weigh 72kg and height is 5'8, what is is the recommended amount of water I should drink daily and what are all the potential benefits of doing so?

I weigh 72kg and height is 5'8, what is is the recommended amount of water I should drink daily and what are all the potential benefits of doing so?

At the age of 19: You should have no problem at all with water. It has been recommended that each of us takes eight glasses of water day but I do not know where that came from. Your thirst mechanism should work adequately for you. ...Read more

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Any health benefits of drinking "smart water"?

Any health benefits of drinking "smart water"?

No. Lots of sugar.: Smart water *sounds* like it's healthy but it's not. One bottle has 7 teaspoons of sugar, even more than 12 oz bottle of coca cola [though I'm not saying that you should drink coke instead]. Plain water is healthiest. Crave flavor? Add a slice of lemon, lime, orange or cucumber. Make your own iced tea [flavored green tea or herbal tea]. Only thing smart about it: makes your pocketbook smart. Ow. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits to drinking water?

What are the health benefits to drinking water?

Water?: Assuming it is clean water. ..Water is good in moderation. Don't want to dilute your sodium by drinking too much. We need water. We get it from beer, milkshakes and cheeseburgers. Pure water has a much higher ratio of water to other stuff we don't need. I drink about 6 or 7 12 oz bottles of it a day to flush out toxins. You should too. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits to drinking alkaline water?

No evidence it helps: Alkaline water has a higher ph level than does plain tap water, proponents say that it can neutralize acid in your bloodstream, boost your metabolism and help your body absorb nutrients more effectively. Some even say that alkaline water can help prevent disease and slow the aging process. However, researchers haven't verified these claims. ...Read more

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What are the added benefits from drinking purified water?

What are the added benefits from drinking purified water?

None: Just gives money to producers who claim that purified water is better.

True for the us and europe.

Different in developing countries. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking mineral water?

What are the benefits of drinking mineral water?

Minerals: Some people say that mineral water has high mineral content which is good for you. It depends on the source of the mineral water. You should make sure it comes from an actual mineral water.
Carbonated water is not the same as mineral water. It can actually leach bone from your bones because of its high phosphorus content. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking 4litres of water a day?

What are the benefits of drinking 4litres of water a day?

Can be dangerous: Drinking abnormally large amounts of water can be dangerous. This causes major electrolyte abnormalities and can have very serious consequences. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the benefits of drinking bottled water?

Mostly: Psychological. There is no compelling scientific data demonstrating that bottled water has more health benefits than most municipal water supplies. ...Read more

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I drink 2 liters of water a day but w/crystal lite powder mixed in. Do I lose the benefits of drinking a lot of water since there's also chemicals in it?

I drink 2 liters of water a day but w/crystal lite powder mixed in. Do I lose the benefits of drinking a lot of water since there's also chemicals in it?

No.: I am not sure there is benefit to drinking more water than you really need. At your age your thirst is a good guide for your hydration requirements unless you are doing something that could change your hydration status rapidly such as exercising in the heat. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking water before having meal?

Feel full: When it comes to drinking water to facilitate weight loss, you probably will reap optimal benefit by drinking it before meals rather than after. Just drinking water, however, will not produce such dramatic results that you do not need to follow the basic tenets of weight loss, such as eating less and exercising more. ...Read more

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Does drinking water have any benefit to the skin on the face?

Does drinking water have any benefit to the skin on the face?

Water and health: Drinking water is a great way to maintain moisture in the skin, including the face. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with drinking vinegar in water?

What health benefits are associated with drinking vinegar in water?

Probably none: Another old wives/folk tale that it can help cure everything, prevent cancer, promote a longer or healthier life. About only thing proven is that an ounce of apple cider t night can very slightly reduce blood sugar levels by a few %, possible useful for some biabetics. Only documented scientific study to show it helps anything. Active ingredient is Acetic Acid which helps nothing else. ...Read more