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Is it proper to drink cold water during pregnancy?

Is it proper to drink cold water during pregnancy?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Is it ok to take cold drinks or cold water during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take cold drinks or cold water during pregnancy?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Is it good to drink ice cold water during pregnancy?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink cold water during 1month pregnancy?

Yes: It will not harm fetus. From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, drinking room temperature beverages is considered optimum for inner balance. ...Read more

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Which one is better, drinking cold or hot water during pregnancy?

Atlhough you can: Drink hot or cold water while pregnant; from a traditional chinese medicine perspective - room temperature is optimal. The concepts are a little complex & come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take cold water, drinks during pregnancy?

Yes. That is safe: For the fetus. However, from a traditional chinese medicine perspective - drinking fluids at room temperature is considered optimum. ...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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Does drinking cold water makes your belly big?

Does drinking cold water makes your belly big?

No: Cold water becomes very warm in your body. It does not affect your abdominal size.
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Why does drinking cold water bad for the vocal cord?

Who thinks it is?: Where did this idea come from? Most people find drinking cold water to be soothing & of course helps stay cooler if in a hot environment. Humans are very good at inventing all kinds of ideas which have little relation to reality, Instead, study anatomy, physics, chemistry (life & our bodies are exquisite implementations of both - yet so complex, beyond full understanding). Good start: Khan Academy ...Read more

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Why do I get trembling and chills after drinking cold water?

Why do I get trembling and chills after drinking cold water?

Cold sensitive: You are being chilled from the inside when you drink ice water. Your body may need to increase its heat production. Feeling chilled and trembling at not abnormal, but represent an extreme rxn. ...Read more

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Is it true that drinking cold water always can make your belly big?

No: Cold water makes your body work hard to warm up its insides but it will not make your belly big. But you do burn off calories with cold water ...Read more

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Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Water temperature: I am not aware of literature indicating that water temperature will have an impact on weight loss. ...Read more

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Why does drinking cold water make my chest feel weird after mastectomy?

Why does drinking cold water make my chest feel weird after mastectomy?

Maybe esophagus: You may be having spasms of your esophagus induced by the cold liquid. That's not a serious problem, but can be painful. If it gets too bad, you may need to see a GI doc and have a test done for diagnosis. Just because it happened after mastectomy doesn't mean that is the cause. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I just burned my toungue with really hot soup, I'm drinking cold water, is there anything else I can do? I think I also burned my esophagus

If there is. ...: ....Blistering or you have trouble breathing or can't swallow anything, go to the er. Otherwise, cool water, tylelol or ibuprofen, and a bit of time. The nice thing is that the mouth heals very quickly. ...Read more

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I just had a root canal redone yesterday. Should I still have sensitivity to drinking cold water after I have eaten something hot such as soup?

I just had a root canal redone yesterday. Should I still have sensitivity to drinking cold water after I have eaten something hot such as soup?

Not from the tooth: Teeth that have undergone root canal therapy should not be sensitive to a thermal stimulus since there is no nerve inside the tooth. Your sensitivity may be coming from an adjacent tooth. ...Read more

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Is drinking cold water bad for your teeth? Please advise!

Is drinking cold water bad for your teeth? Please advise!

Cold water: Cold water is not bad for your teeth however it can cause sensitivity for some people. See a dentist if this happens to you. There are treatments for this. ...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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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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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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