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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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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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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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Is drinking cold water good or bad for you?

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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Is there any problem with drinking cold water?

Is there any problem with drinking cold water?

Go for it: Water is an essential ingredient and the taste is usually enhanced when it is cooled. A few people can get a brief headache if they drink a large amount quickly, but this is benign. So drink away with cool or cold water. There is no problem as long as the water is pure. ...Read more

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Got a headache after drinking cold water. What is this?

Over comp.: Over compansation by your temp regulating system. Try less cold water. If taking other meds, related side effect. See pmd and discuss. May be. ...Read more

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Pain in what is thought to be his esophagus after drinking cold water since last night. How can this be treated?

Pain in what is thought to be his esophagus after drinking cold water since last night. How can this be treated?

If recurrent: may need barium swallow to confirm esophageal spasm. Treatment include avoiding cold drinks, treating GERD if present and anxiety and use of medications that relax the esophagus ...Read more

Drinking Cold Water (Definition)

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