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If fewer calories: Drinking water can help with weight loss if it is substituting for other drinks that contain calories. Drinking water (or plain green tea) before a meal can also fill up the stomach somewhat, and make a person satisfied with a smaller meal. If substituting water for non-fat milk, one would need another source for vitamin d and calcium. However, unsually excessive water-drinking is harmful. ...Read more
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Water is good: Drinking water is generally good for your health. Some experts say that everyone should drink half their weight in ounces of water a day. Obviously the more you drink water the more problems you are going to have with more frequent urination. The water itself isn't going to effect your overactive bladder, one way or another. ...Read more
Sure: That is good but isn't required.Get a more detailed answer ›
Good for dieting: When you drink water before you eat if fills you stomach and make eat less. ...Read more
Growth: Most people stop growing by age 21. If you are an adult your growth plates are closed and will not allow growth. ...Read more
No: Drinking plain water is healthy rather than beverage. ...Read more
My blood glucose is at 265, I've been drinking water and unsweetened teas. Such as tejava tea. Are they good for me?
Drinking water before/after/with dinner sort of like peas or carrots or potatoes with dinner.
If it's part of dinner and you're eating in moderation, why not. No particular reason to do or not to do. Neither good nor bad. Just part of dinner. Or not. ...Read more
Not a problem: Fluoride levels in us drinking water are at a very safe level. There are no studies showing a correlation of any problem or disease associated with the usage of safe levels of Fluoride in people regardless of age. Remember even water can be deadly toxin and can, drunk in enough quantity, kill anyone. ...Read more
Sun burn: Human skin can be burned by exposure to heat. There are 3 kinds of burns: first degree, where the skin is red. Second degree, where there are blisters, and third degree, where there is damage to flesh. A sun burn is a 1st degree burn, and while drinking water is good, it will not help your sun burn. Use cool compresses, and a moisturizer and a Hydrocortisone cream, and avoid further heat. ...Read more
Water: Water maintains the intravascular volumen in your arteries and vein. This prevents dehydration, diziness, fatigue, fever, muscle achess. Keeps you alert and sharp. Should drink about 2 liters of water daily, more if physically active. Patient with heart or kidney problems has to be more careful with fluids, especially salt intake. ...Read more
Is drinking water with empty belly after waking up in the morning is good? What is the benefit of it? Should I exercise though I'm slim?
Yes and yes: Drinking water is good for you anytime of day. Yes, you should exercise regardless of your weight. There are many benefits to exercise for your health (heart, cholesterol, etc) that have nothing to do with weight. ...Read more
Can't hurt: It helps get the bowels moving for some people. Otherwise, adequate fluids keep you well hydrated, but time of day doesn't matter. First blush teeth before drinking. ...Read more
Good: Life's too short for people to make subscientific / control-you rules about what other people eat / drink, but water at meals is a good thing overall. Obviously drinking water helps move the food along & quenches thirst. Since prepared food tends to be too salty nowadays it's not a bad idea to drink some extra water daily. ...Read more
6-8 glasses a day: Drinking water keeps us hydrated and helps the body filter out wastes & toxins more quickly. Other liquids (juice, milk, etc) contain water, but also have calories & sugars, so too much can make you gain weight. Coffee, teas & sodas with caffeine, and alcohol are diuretics, which actually make us urinate out more water. Drink enough water that your urine looks mostly clear with slight yellow color. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: If you're looking for a distiller to remove minerals from the drinking water that is supplied for your community, I'd reconsider. Epidemiologic studies generate a huge amount of junk by their very nature, and the "theory" that these folks site seems misguided -- ask a junior-college level science teacher. In an emergency / possible contamination situation, nothing replaces boiling. ...Read more
Water intake: Water is good stuff, and the truth is that most people do not drink enough water (about 2 liters a day is recommended). Lot's of time we munch on snacks because we think we are hungry, when actually we are just thirsty. So a lot of water consumption is generally a good thing. In the past many diets have proposed drinking a lot of water (eg., 8 glasses a day) as part of an effective diet. ...Read more
What do you mean by drink plenty of water? Should it be 8 glasses of water? Can I intake more than 8? What's a good routine/sched for drinking water?
Eight is great: And more should not be a problem for a young healthy male. ...Read more
Hydration: Like my father says to much of anything isn't good for you. An average person should drink 3l of water daily to keep homeostasis or balance in the body. Water is lost through the skin, breathing, urinating, and having bowel movements not to mention losses due to increasing stress such as infection or increased metabolism. Drinking water will keep you balanced and hydrated for daily activity. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more