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Does Drinking Coconut Water Cause Diarrhea
Can drinking a lot of water cause you to have loose stools first it was ok I eat a peanut butter sandwichstools was ok then it was loose why ?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Not likely: The water does not "go through you" but is slowly absorbed by your digestive tract. If you are already well hydrated, you will more likely need to urinate quite a bit. You could have a looser stool as the large intestine normally absorbs water. Diarrhea or a watery, unformed stool is less likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes bloody diarrhoea and painful cramps for 10 days? My doctor sent me home to drink water but i feel worse, should I go to er.
Yes: Blood in the stool needs to be evaluated, specially if persist for 10 days. ...Read more
Health benefits: Coconut Water comes from the interior of young coconuts. Due to it’s osmolarity, coconut water is used in some tropical areas to replace fluid losses due to diarrhea. It contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, vitamin C, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine & folate. Research suggests that it’s cytokins may have some level of anti-carcinogenic & anti-aging effect. ...Read more
Yes: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes that may have (unproven) benefits. I was interviewed for a good article that explores this topic: http://www.Santacruz.Com/news/2013/07/09/coconut_water_everything_its_cracked_up_to_be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but...: Coconut water is a very healthy drink, high in potassium(K), and other minerals with very little sugar and low glycemic index of 3! It is essentially a low sugar sports drink. Be careful and make sure you are drinking pure coconut water without additives, particularly sweeteners. Many companies will add sugar for flavoring, check the label! If you have kidney disease, the K/mag may be an issue. ...Read more
I drink approximately 96 oz of water daily and about 16oz of coconut water. It's been recommended by a few different doctors to drink more water?
Sounds like a lot: That's 14 cups of water, which sounds like a lot already! ...Read more
Coconut water: Yes, coconut water would count about the same as plain water in your daily calculations. ...Read more
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