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Dangers Of Too Much Lucozade
During a new exercise regime I felt light headed breathless, sick and then I fainted after I was very weak, then had lucozade and felt fine.?
Urgent eval: You should be checked for heart issues immediately, that's not normal at all... ...Read more
My mother is weak, whenever she eats, she vomits, can I give her lucozade? She got dehydration symptoms?? Confusion and slow speech or response
IV fluids: Depending on the goals of care she actually may need IV fluids, she seems to have uncontrolled nausea/ vomiting. If she is known with advanced disease and the goals are for her to receive her care at home as she is expected to decline would suggest calling her physician at least to get the nausea under control, otherwise she will not be able to keep anything down. ...Read more
Docs, sir, I'm In my 1st trimester, purged n vomited severely yesterday till I hv no food in my stomach. Pls can I take juice, Lucozade, to replenish?
Vomiting: Vomiting can be common in the first trimester. If a person can not keep anything down for more than a few days, they should proceed immediately to their physician's office or the hospital for medical treatment. If you are feeling able to drink and eat, a bland diet with small portions is recommended. Drinks like lucozade, gatorade, and water are fine in pregnancy. ...Read more
The best drink is: Water. Many of the sports drinks are loaded with sugars as well as other "chemicals" that are not healthy. ...Read more
Water: The most common fluid replacement for sports-related activities actually contains no sugar at all: WATER. Drink water to replenish your fluid loss during activities. Rule of thumb is 8-8 ounce glasses per day with increased adjustments with higher degrees of sweat loss. Pre and post activity protein bars such as Quest™ Replenish fuel and some electrolytes. 1/2 bar before and after works well. ...Read more
I mixed 17gm of polyethyene glycol with a sports drink! Its been over 12 hours and I still have not had the urge to use the toilet! Is this normal?
PG: Well, the best way to take it is with water! Water is the best thing for helping form a good bowel movement so that it is not hard to pass. It may take 1-4 days for a bm. Take it daily with an 8 oz glass of water. Make sure to make an appointment with your physician if indeed you have had a major weight loss in 4 months if unintentional. You want to make sure your GI tract is ok. ...Read more
It depends: For mild dehydration, water is fine. For severe dehydration, often due to severe diarrhea/heat exposure it is important to include salt, sugar, water, and other electrolytes. Sports drinks often have these ingredients but typically have more sugar than is recommended, particularly in the setting of severe diarrhea. Salty chicken or vegetable soup is often a good initial solution. ...Read more
Can I drink pre-workout mix then drink one scoop of sports drink mix while working out? I work out 1hr and 30 mins everyday.
It depends what: Ingredients are contained in each mix. Pre-workout mixes USUALLY contain protein and carbohydrate to improve energy performance during exercise. Sports drink mixes usually contain simple carbohydrates and electrolytes (salt) to replenish losses during heavy perspiration. As long as the two mixes don't duplicate protein and salt intake, it should be fine. ...Read more
What is better for you to drink, water or gatorade? I heard the sodium in sports drink is not good for you! Thanks
Will I be ok if I drink a sports drink that has grapefruit juice in the ingredients in the morning then at night take my zyprexa? Bad Interactions?
It should be fine: No interaction identified with this combination.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why is my stomach bloated all the time? I do sports drink water although I gained 1-2 kgs. Iam 163 CM and 64 kg.
Abdominal bloating: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination ; treatment options, particularly since your problem seems to be ongoing. Not pregnant, right? ...Read more
During my workout when is it necessary to switch from water to a sports drink that has sodium, potassium & carbs? Are these electrolytes? Value?
Oxygen toxicity: Hyperoxia likely exists whenever oxygen tension exceeds 21% of atmospheric pressure. It appears to produce cellular injury through increased production of reactive oxygen species, such as hydrogen peroxide, superoxide anion, and hydroxyl radical. Oxygen toxicity refers most commonly to resulting tracheobronchial injury and damage to the tissue of the lungs. ...Read more
Difficult question!: You would have to injest an extrem amount and you might be nauseous and puke. You may experience diarrheat augment bleeding if you have a coagulation problem and are on a blood thinner. Why would this be done. From normal doses taken- (2-6g/day), you migh increase bleeding if you have a coagulation problem or are on blood thinnesr. For normals, few problems with this dose! Good nutritional suppo. ...Read more
If I eat a little bit too much sugar 1 day, which I don't do on a normal day. Would this be a problem for my health? Any dangers? Just curious
Toxic?: I am sorry but I don't know the background to this question. If she endangers you emotionally or physically she may be too toxic. ...Read more
"Enormous"?: I'm not sure what you mean by "enormous" amount of parsley? Eating more than normally found in foods hasn't been tested, but it isn't poisonous. Aside from potential allergy to parsley and diarrhea, not much else is likely to happen. If you have a bleeding disorder, it could prolong bleeding time. If you're pregnant, ingesting the seeds could cause uterine contractions. ...Read more
Can person die from too much coffee? I most of the time drink 5 8oz cups a day is that dangerous?
Die from coffee: Hi - if it did I'd be dead 20 years ago. Coffee causes headaches, jitteriness, palpitations, and dysepsia, and you are bound to stop drinking it because of above before it kills you. Seriously. BUT 5x8oz=40oz=1.182 litres and 2.5 US PINTS! That is serious coffee consumption dude! Do you ever stop peeing? You gotta find something else to do with your mouth. Try diet Coke? Water? Singing? ...Read more
I heard too much cinnamon can be dangerous. I had a couple tablespoons in applesauce. Should that be ok?
Yes: The problem is the "cinnamon challenge, " wherein foolish people try to eat a tablespoon of dry cinnamon, usually filming their attempt for posting on social media. Don't do this, but enjoy this wonderful spice in foods and pastries. Good luck, and good eating! ...Read more
Accutane has many side effects including but not limited to psychological and birth defects. Even in properly prescribed amounts, problems may develop.
Read the insert as well as the precautionary monthly blood test and pregnancy test that are required in the us for legally prescribed accutane. ...Read more
Eating liver: Liver can contain significant amounts of cholesterol and because it is an organ that filters toxins - that is also a concern. But liver is also high in iron & is nutrient dense. Eating excess liver may not be wise. ...Read more