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Does Drinking Water Help Eliminate Cellulite
Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more
No: There is no substitute for dietary self discipline. ...Read more
Severe water retention with period, any natural way to alleviate? I already reduce sodium. Does exercise and green tea help? Does cranberry juice?
Water retention: Over the counter medications containing diuretics can help. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with your physician's approval. Sipping green tea can help as it has a diuretic effect. So can exercise. ...Read more
Doubtful: Think of hives as an allergic reaction (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hives-and-angioedema/basics/definition/con-20014815). Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good 1st attempt but it's doubtful that drinking lots of water will have any major direct impact. Do some detective work to determine what new thing, food, lotion, soap, detergent, environment you've been exposed to. Then avoid ...Read more
If it has no sugar: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excess alcohol: No - its a myth. The best is do not get drunk. ...Read more
Not directly...: Our bodies are made up of 66% water. It takes exercise or energy deprivation to burn off fat. You can't drink it away. What the water will do is keep you full, help with digestion and keep you well hydrated. There is no direct evidence of that. There is evidence that states drinking cold water helps you lose weight. Temp needs to be elevated....hence engery is used. ...Read more
Myths: It doesn't. That would be a false myth. ...Read more
Not from stomach: Specifically. There's no natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Will drinking plenty water reduce water retention and help show abs? Do anti-diarrhea drugs cause water retention? I not sick, just want a better bod
No shortcuts to abs.: The above answer is an excellent simplification of a complex topic: fluid and electrolyte balance. No one food or supplement will enhance your ab's. Exercise your core and maintain a normal body habitus. Check your BMI as a guide. It's boring advice, but healthier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much faster does drinking Warm Salt Water help Nasal cilia move than drinking Regular Warm Water?
Nasal Rinses: Drinking warm salt water vs regular water will have no effect on your nasal cilia. Staying well hydrated with regular water can help thin out nasal secretions. Benefits of saline (saltwater) nasal rinses include: washes the mucus and irritants from your nose, moisturizes the sinus passages, studies have shown that nasal irrigation improves cell function (the cells that move the mucus work better). ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Drinking water is very good for the body and what happens with a sun burn is it helps to hydrate the skin and allow the tissue to become more plumb. I would also apply topically some products that are hydrophilic or water loving that will help to soothe the skin. Of course, use spf everyday to avoid this problem. ...Read more
It can : Our bodies are mostly water and need water to function. Water can help to flush out the system, to keep you hydrated, and can be used as a first choice when experiencing "hunger" to help learn the difference between physical and psychological hunger. Try to drink a minimum of 8 - 8 oz glasses per day. Drink a glass of water and wait 10 minutes before you eat to see if that does the trick. ...Read more
In one sense, yes!: Good morning, that is a good question! it is possible to reduce gaining weight by drinking sufficient quantity of water. Research has shown that more often than not, we eat when we are really thirsty, and that drinking water may reduce excessive eating. This is applicable, especially if you are on the heavier than maintaining an ideal weight. This is not due to losing excessive water. ...Read more
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