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Can drinking cold water cause respiratory diseases?

Can drinking cold water cause respiratory diseases?

No: Though warm, well hydrated mucous membranes are one of our first lines of defense against respiratory infections, there is no evidence that cold drinks or cold foods has any permanent effect or increases our susceptibility to respiratory infections. The membranes warm up very quickly after we ingest cold food or drink. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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My son always drinking cold water but hisblood test is normal what are the other cause?

My son always drinking cold water but hisblood test is normal what are the other cause?

He's thirsty: Many kids develop a drinking fetish.It is most common in the toddler years, but can persist.These kids drink during their wake periods but can sleep and travel distances.The selection is a personal choice.The pattern drives thirst because their kidneys get patterned to dilute urine.Decreasing the volume you give him gradually can slow this down. ...Read more

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Can heart attacks be caused by drinking cold water during a meal?

Can heart attacks be caused by drinking cold water during a meal?

Heart attack: If drinking cold water during a meal can cause a heart attack it must be very rare. Physiologically there isn't much reason why it should happen. ...Read more

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What is the difference between drinking cold water or room temp water?

What is the difference between drinking cold water or room temp water?

From a Traditional: Chinese medicine standpoint, it is healthier to drink room temperature water. This site is excellent (but may be confusing because it comes from eastern rather than western medicine standpoint). http://universaltcm.wordpress.com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Drinking cold water is harmful?

Drinking cold water is harmful?

No: Drinking cold water if you are healthy should cause any problems. ...Read more

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Is drinking cold water good or bad for you?

Water: Drinking cold water can be quite refreshing. Drinking room temperature water is recommended in Traditional Chinese Medicine to maintain balance. ...Read more

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