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Does Beetroot Juice Count Towards My Fluid Intake Like Water Would
Yes: Beetroot juice is a type of vegetable juice. Occasional drinking of beetroot juice, other vegetable juices, or fruit juices is fine. Too much of any one kind of food or juice can cause problems. One should visit a primary care doctor before drinking too much of any one type of juice, just to be sure the ingredients (such as minerals, salts, sugars, etc...) won't end up harming the person. ...Read more
Low urine output increased fluid intake no change cranberry juice brownish urine once. 3 days later water only brown again and back pain about an hour?
Doctor can evaluate: Brown urine means go to the doctor (brown coloring can be from blood cells breaking, muscle cells breaking, etc...). An evaluation is needed now, before things get worst. Tests will be done to find out why the urine is brown, why there is decreased urine output, and why there is back pain. Hopefully, there won't be permanent kidney damage. ...Read more
My husband doesn't need to urinate in the mornings regardless of how many hours slept. (slept nearly 15hrs one sat.) i don't think he drinks enough water, but does have a lot of fluid intake. 26yr old?
I have increased my water intake and increased intake of prune juice intake even though my constipation is severe? What shod i do?
Does tea & coffee count towards making up the recommended minimum 1200 ml of daily water intake? TQ
1-2 liters a day: in general, the tightest fluid restrictions are 1, 1.2 or 1.5 liters a day. this is used for severe CHF with low serum sodium levels. if you have pituitary problems that is a different story. often CHF can be managed well with minimal if any fluid restriction once a person is stabilized on long term medical therapy. ...Read more
I am hardly urinating at all
during the day and worried this could be serious? My diet is currently poor & fluid intake very low. Thanks.
Here are some...: Low water intake naturally leads to low urine excretion. But why have you had poor intake, voluntary or involuntary? Just for these concerns alone, you should seek a timely evaluation to check out how your bladder works, how your kidney function is, and how your general health has been. All of these are something serious to be sorted out for correction; don't just wait out with a wishful thinking. ...Read more