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Doctor insights on: Drink Cold Water

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Can you tell me is it good to drink cold water when you're sick?

Conventional Western: Medicine would say that is fine. Traditional chinese medicine would suggest that drinking room temperature liquids would lead to a healthier internal state. ...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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When i drink cold water my back hurts ?

When i drink cold water my back hurts 
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Cold water: Drinking cold water can induce abdominal cramping, but producing back pain is most unusual. Perhaps it's best that you avoid drinking ice cold liquids or at least sip them slowly to see if that symptom is prevented. ...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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Can you drink cold water while having bronchitis?

Can you drink cold water while having bronchitis?

Yes: Drinking cold water will not cause any problems while you have bronchitis. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink cold water/minerals at 38weeks?

Is it safe to drink cold water/minerals at 38weeks?

Mineral water: As long as you are not swelling and have no kidney problems I see no problem with drinking mineral water. Drinking cold water is never a problem. ...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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I'm wondering what effect does drinking cold water have on someone with a cold?

Cold water: I am not aware of any specific effects that drinking cold water has on someone with a common cold. However, from the perspective of traditional chinese medicine - room temperature liquids are preferable to hot or cold ones. ...Read more

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What does drinking cold water at night or in the morning do anything for your body ?

Cold water: If you enjoy your water and don't have any symptoms you have nothing to worry about. ...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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Is it a fact that if you drink cold water instead of room temperature water, it helps you loose weight?

Is it a fact that if you drink cold water instead of room temperature water, it helps you loose weight?

Not significantly: If you drink cold water your body will expend about 8 calories warming it, so drinking 8 glasses of cold water a day it will burn 64 calories. One must burn 3500 calories to lose 1 pound of weight, so if you drink 8 glasses of cold water a day for about 2 months you may lose a pound. Eating less & exercising will help much more. Drinking water may help you eat less. See http://tinyurl.com/ohnaeav ...Read more

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Almost a week since I haven't gone to the bathroom, I've tried sitting down but I can't. I drink cold water alot, mornings, HELP.

Almost a week since I haven't gone to the bathroom, I've tried sitting down but I can't. I drink cold water alot, mornings, HELP.

Constipated: Try Senna and Pericolace combination. Please talk to your doctor if this is happening often. Didnt mention your age. Needs to be lookied into for the causes. ...Read more

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Should I drink cold water post and pre workout?

Should I drink cold water post and pre workout?

Keeping with Cool.: Aside from the fact that cold or at least cool water is easier to drink as it seems to be more palatable, It is generally thought to be absorbed faster. It has a cooling effect on stomach especially after your body heats up after exercising. On top of all that, your body will expend more calories trying to make the cold water warm. ...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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Which is healthier? Drinking cold water or warm water? Why.

Water is healthy. : So both cold and hit will give you same effect regardless. In warm weather drinking cold water has an added benefit of cooling you down. Similarly in cold weather you feel worse by drinking cold water. So in other words the temperature of water has nothing to do with its effectiveness but has to do with comfort. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking cold water instead of warm water?

Water temp: Drinking cold water can be experienced as more refreshing than tepid water by some. It can also help to cool you down. Traditional Chinese medicine encourages use of water that is closer to body temperature. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

Traditional Chinese: medicine would encourage room temp water. http://www.medicaldaily.com/health-benefits-warm-water-6-ways-drinking-warm-water-can-heal-your-body-282218 ...Read more

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It hurts when i drink cold water. Are there any dental services that can fix this?

It hurts when i drink cold water. Are there any dental services that can fix this?

Yes: Sensitivity to cold can mean an umber of things, from a cracked tooth to a loose or cracked filling, to a cavity, or even gum recession. Can't tell exactly what is causing your problem, but a trip to a local dentist will. Please make the call. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of room temperature water?

Water temp: http://www.medicaldaily.com/health-benefits-warm-water-6-ways-drinking-warm-water-can-heal-your-body-282218

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Is it bad to drink cold water after you spent all night crying? I don't want to sound dumb. What are you supposed to and not supposrd to do.

Is it bad to drink cold water after you spent all night crying? I don't want to sound dumb. What are you supposed to and not supposrd to do.

Cold hides thirst: If somebody has been crying so hard to the point that they are dehydrated (either from tear flow, or drinking fluids and eating) replenishing hydration can be important. Cold water will start to replenish hydration, but it will take away thirst, sometimes too quickly. Room temperature water does not artificially hide thirst. Be sure to address the causes of the crying and feel better soon. ...Read more

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