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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
From a hydration standpoint, does drinking non-caffeinated tea, such as chamomile, count towards a persons daily recommended intake of water?
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
Fluid intake not decreased, urine output has. Usually urinate frequently & a lot, now a couple drops every few hrs. No symptoms. Be concerned?
24 hour urine over 3LT. I drink lots of fluids (probably over 3LT daily). Should I cut down on fluids? Is this normal urine output for fluid intake?
More than needed: About two liters would be sufficient, unless you are engaged in activity than causes excessive sweating or are exposed to high ambient temperature. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/water/art-20044256 ...Read more
Increased frequency of urination, noting onset about a week ago, with no diet/lifestyle changes, and no other symptoms. Fluid intake has not changed.
How much is considered normal urinary output in a 35 yearsold man, fluid intake of approx. 2, 5 l?I just urinate 400ml morning, 200ml afternoon, no more..
Highly variable...: Daily urinary output highly varies among individuals depending upon fluid intake, physical activity, age, weight, kidney function, and other medical diseases such as heart, liver, etc. On average, it's about 800-2000 cc or about 35-100 cc/hr. But in young age, nighttime urine is about 10-15 %of daily output; in older age, about 35-45%. Bottom line is renal function as reflected in blood test and.. ...Read more
No: Good hydration is important throughout and before pregnancy. A healthy person manages fluid intake by controlling fluid output through the kidneys. Though there are conditions that can interfere with this, most people can do with a wide range of fluid inputs. Dehydration, in general, is bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard that if we take lot of fluid intake we are actually making our kidney oveework...Is.This true? How much litres of fluid should we take?
Takes a lot: Your question is fun. Healthy kidneys are capable of managing large swings in fluid intake to keep you balanced. If you eat a healthy diet, have normal kidney function, and are purposefully forcing yourself to hold urine....(drinking/peeing contest) then you can drink many liters a day if you really wanted too. 2-3liters should prevent kidney stones but not overwhelm you if your currently helathy. ...Read more
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