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Does drinking water improve indigestion and reflux?

Does drinking water improve indigestion and reflux?

Reflux is due...: 30 y/o Female asks Does drinking water improve indigestion and reflux? In general one is encouraged to drink water not only for digestion but for total body hydration. Reflux is due to some stomach content backing up into the lower end of the esophagus and causing acid/ heart burn. Water does not have much lasting effect on this. The various acid blockers/ antacids and PPI's do this ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Does drinking apple juice help acid reflux?

Does drinking apple juice help acid reflux?

No: Many acidy foods/juices/cola beverages can cause worsening of reflux symptoms.Apple juice does not make these symptoms worse. ...Read more

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Does apple juice help stop diarrhea or constipation?

Does apple juice help stop diarrhea or constipation?

Helps constipation: Sorbital, otherwise known as glucitol, is a type of sugar alcohol that loosens the stool and promotes regular bowel movement. Sorbital is abundant in many fruit juices such as prune, peach, pear and apple juice. ...Read more

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Does adding sugar to coke and drinking it help diarrhea?

Does adding sugar to coke and drinking it help diarrhea?

Agree w Dr. Baker.: This is not a recipe to help diarrhea - this is a recipe for something pretty gross. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. ...Read more

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Does drinking milk after eating fish can cause vitiligo?

Does drinking milk after eating fish can cause vitiligo?

No such connection: No food i know of causes vitiligo regardless of the sequence or combinations. It is considered an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Why does drinking milk strengthen teeth?

Why does drinking milk strengthen teeth?

Teeth: Calcium contained in the milk helps strengthen teeth while they are being formed(before eruption) and after eruption for the next three years as the root completely forms. It does not help adult teeth, however you do still need the calcium for bone health and you can get it from many food sources. ...Read more

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Does ranitidine help gas excess?

Does ranitidine help gas excess?

Not directly: Ranitidine lowers stomach acid product by selectively blocking the histamine H2 receptor and can be effective treating stomach upset. It does not affect gas production. ...Read more

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Does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?

Does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?

May or may not: Bad breath (halitosis) is usually a multifactorial occurrence. The most plausible cause is the luffy epithelial layer of the tongue, which can collect and hide millions of bacterias and chemicals, hence the bad taste or odor. Many foods and drinks can exacerbate such process. Other factors are accumulation of plaque & tartar build up between the teeth & restorations, cavities, & sinus drainage. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk everyday lower your iron?

Can drinking milk everyday lower your iron?

Depends on age: A young child tends to be iron deficient. If he or she drinks excessive milk this can lead to worse iron deficiency. Milk buffers stomach acid and stomach acid is needed for efficient absorption of iron. Vit c containing juices enhance iron absorption. At 67 iron deficiency is a reason to have a complete check up. ...Read more

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Does drinking butter milk help you lose weight?

Does drinking butter milk help you lose weight?

No: In fact, it may contribute to weight gain depending on what else you are eating. ...Read more

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Does drinking orange juice help diabetes?

Does drinking orange juice help diabetes?

Orange juice - sugar: Generally with diabetes, one has to be careful of the amount of sweets & sugars one is taking in. Orange juice is very sweet if u think about it --all those oranges squeezed dry into a glass of juice. The only benefit for diabetics in my mind for O.J. is when their blood sugar drops too low -& they need to raise it. A glass of juice will usually bring them up. We use this strategy in the hospital ...Read more

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Can i drink pineapple juice to help acid reflux?

Can i drink pineapple juice to help acid reflux?

Avoid acidic foods: Pineapple juice would likely make acid reflux worse, along with caffeine, peppermint, chocolate, spicy foods, and acidic food such as tomatoes and citrus fruits. Be sure not to eat within 2 hours of lying down to sleep, elevate the head of your bed or use extra pillows. If these things don't work you could try over the counter antacid medications such as ranitidine. ...Read more

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Does drinking lipton tea without sugar or milk help u lose weight?

If switching drinks: If you are going from a lot of sweetened beverages to unsweetened iced tea then this may help, but the tea in and of itself likely will have little effect on weight. ...Read more

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Can drinking baking soda upset tummy or give acid or could it do harm to kidneys. Help.

Can drinking baking soda upset tummy or give acid or could it do harm to kidneys. Help.

How much?: Why did you drink baking soda? A small amount is not going to have any effect. Even a large amount will get taken care of by the kidneys, without any damage to the kidney. It will not give acid, in fact baking soda is alkaline. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Could drinking milk help breast growth?

Could drinking milk help breast growth?

Drinking milk does : Not make breasts larger in a direct manner. However, if you gain weight from excessive milk intake some of the weight gain in likely to involve the breasts. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion = Difficulty ...Read more