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Drinking Cold Water Bronchitis
Chest cold, cough, no energy, wheezing. taking regular Robitussin (guaifenesin) and drinking lots of water?
No and no: I know of no benefit or harm. Hot soup may make you feel better, but actual real change is doubtful. ...Read more
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
Sure: But you are not going to loose any weight by doing so. You need to burn off more calories than you ingest, and that is best accomplished by exercise (enough where you are usually sweating due to the heat being generated by the amount of calories you are burning). Eat healthy, watch your caloric intake, and start a workout plan to help you achieve your goals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough: I think that drinking something cold can indeed make a cough worse due to the close proximity of of the esophagus to the trachea. Cold typically causes structures that have the ability to constrict or narrow. In the airway this narrowing or constriction can lead to bronchospasm which leads to shortness if breath/ coughing/ wheezing. ...Read more
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
Not unless dirty.: No problem with doing this, if the water is safe for drinking. Why do you think it might be bad? ...Read more
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