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Doctor insights on: Dangers Gatorade

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Is there any danger of getting gatorade in your lungs jusy got a small mouthful into my lungs?

Is there any danger of getting gatorade in your lungs jusy got a small mouthful into my lungs?

Any liquid: Accidentally inhaled usually generates a vigorpus cough response. Aspiration of an irritant can cause a chemical "pneumonia". Gator-ade is a near physiologic solution of water and electrolytes (salts, sugar), with flavoring and color. Nothing special here forminor inhalation. ...Read more

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Is gatorade unhealthy?

Is gatorade unhealthy?

Gatorade: Was invented for a Florida football team to keep them healthy while playing. It provides electrolytes including potassium and is well tolerated and adsorbed and is beneficial in vomiting or diarrhea for replacement. It does contain sugar. ...Read more

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Is gatorade really as benefitial as it claims?

Is gatorade really as benefitial as it claims?

Nothing magical: Most people probably just need water to replenish what is lost after exercise
but for prolonged exercise of over an hour
an electrolyte fluid like gatorade may be
helpful to replenish some lost electrolytes
due to exercise. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a 24 oz bottle of gatorade a day ok?

Please answer me. Is a 24 oz bottle of gatorade a day ok?

Nah: Too many empty calories. Chances are you are not an elite athlete doing intense activity for hours at a time, in the hot sun, do you don't really need the extra electrolytes. Cut out gatorade, drink water, will lose weight. ...Read more

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Is gatorade bad for gastritis?

Is gatorade bad for gastritis?

No: Gatorade should not bother your gastritis unless you drink so much you stretch your stomach, but this is the same for water. Avoid more acidic drinks like sodas or orange juice, but gatorade should be okay with gastritis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does gatorade causegall stones?

Does gatorade causegall stones?

Gatorade contains: Water, electrolytes, and sugar. None of these ingredients have any connection to gallstone formation. ...Read more

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How can I use gatorade energy chews?

Follow Instructions: Gatorade energy chews. Just follow the instructions and monitor how you feel. From that point determine if you want to take more or less than they suggest. ...Read more

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Can drinking gatorade every day be bad for me?

Can drinking gatorade every day be bad for me?

No: If you are drinking it in reasonable amount, it
should not be an issue
after exercise it should replace the water and
electrolytes lost from sweating
but it does contain a fair amount of calories
so be aware of that aspect. ...Read more

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What can I get other than gatorade that has electrolytes in it?

What can I get other than gatorade that has electrolytes in it?

Emergen-C: You could use a product called emergen-c. It comes as a powder that you mix with water. You can find it at most grocery stores and pharmacies. Not only does it have electrolytes, but it also has lots of vitamin c, b vitamins, and other minerals and nutrients that are great for supporting a healthy immune system and boosting energy levels. ...Read more

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What's the secret ingrediant in gatorade that makes it better then water for hydrating?

What's the secret ingrediant in gatorade that makes it better then water for hydrating?

It isn't: Gatorade does not hydrate you better than water. Gatorade contains a lot of salt and sugar that most people absolutely don't need when exercising. It's designed for marathoners, but unfortunately marketed to everyone. Because a commercial (or a buddy, or a coach) tells you it's good does not make it so. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I drink nothing but gatorade for a month how much weight will I lose?

Can you tell me if I drink nothing but gatorade for a month how much weight will I lose?

Do not do this: Gatorade is not the healthiest of drinks. You risk getting yourself sick.
Go google ingredients in gatorade. ... ...Read more

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Is it okay for me who works out quite a bit everyday to drink 50 to 200 ounces of gatorade mix everyday

Not a healthy mix: This stuff is so full of sugar & various salts I wonder that you could do it & still be standing. I don't consider it a health drink. It has its uses but I discourage this form of consumption. ...Read more

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Is gatorade bad for your kidneys?

Is gatorade bad for your kidneys?

Gatorade Myths: Nope. If it were it would not be available on the market for purchase. ...Read more

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Is gatorade safe for pregnant women?

Is gatorade safe for pregnant women?

Yes: Yes, Gatorade is safe in pregnancy; it is primarily just water, sugar and electrolytes all of which would be fine. One possible exception would be just in the case of gestational diabetes where drinks containing high sugar content can elevate blood glucose levels. ...Read more

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Is it true that gatorades cause cancer?

Is it true that gatorades cause cancer?

No: That was made up. I am sorry Anyone troubled you over it. ...Read more

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Can I give my baby gatorade to treat dehydration?

Can I give my baby gatorade to treat dehydration?

Yes & no: The gatoraid by itself is not designed for babies & is generally too sugary & concentrated for them. I sometimes recommend its use in kids over 6m mixed half & half with water until parents can get another product. Products like pedialyte are lytren are more suited for infants. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink gatorade if you have gastritis?

YES: Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of stomach. The things to avoid are: caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol. No special foods are diets are needed but a acid blocker pill such as Prilosec will help. ...Read more

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Electrolytes/gatorade pre run problems, what to do?

Electrolytes/gatorade pre run problems, what to do?

Here are some...: Listen to how the body senses and report, and act upon accordingly; that had been all our ancestors lived and survived. The physiological automation with an ample range of functional reserve makes us to cope with reality, certainty, and uncertainty of daily living. All the take-in of electrolytes/gatorade for exercise is essentially optional to a great extent. So, let common sense+moderation rule. ...Read more

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How bad are energy drinks? Does gatorade count as a bad one?

See details: Gatorade is not an energy drink as it does not contain caffeine. Caffeine can reduce coronary blood flow during exercise. Not a good thing. ...Read more

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Is gatorade a good drink to hydrate with during gym workouts?

Is gatorade a good drink to hydrate with during gym workouts?

Its ok: Most people do fine just by drinking water
which is what one loses in sweat while working out.
If you are working out for at least an hour or in high humidity conditions, use might want to
use a gatorade drink to help replace some
of the lost electrolytes. ...Read more

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What do I do to restore my electrolytes besides drinking gatorade?

What do I do to restore my electrolytes besides drinking gatorade?

Easy: 1. Potassium, k-dur 20 meq twice a week for 3 months.
2. 1/2 teaspoonful of salt in any juice daily till tou feel better. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for a full body workout, should I drink gatorade or water?

Can you tell me for a full body workout, should I drink gatorade or water?

Depends: You should hydrate with plain water if you are in heat, doing extensive cardio. If you work out for more than 45 minutes you can add electrolyte drink. If you are doing strength training you should also hydrate, but you can add protein powder and/or electrolyte drink ...Read more