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Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

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

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis 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


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Is drinking water good for an overactive bladder?

Is drinking water good for an overactive bladder?

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

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How good is drinking water with lemon, when it comes to weight loss?

How good is drinking water with lemon, when it comes to weight loss?

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

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Can drinking water on empty stomach i.e after bed in the morning do any good for health?

Can drinking water on empty stomach i.e after bed in the morning do any good for health?

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

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Why is fluoride in our drinking water believed to be good for the teeth of growing children?

Why is fluoride in our drinking water believed to be good for the teeth of growing children?

Scientific studies: There are many scientific studies done by research scientists which indicate a variety of dental benefits associated with fluoride and fluoridation. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is only drinking water good or bad?

Please help docs! is only drinking water good or bad?

Water: Water is good for the body to keep you hydrated and maintain balance from water losses. Purely drinking water is fine as long as you have a balanced diet eating recommended amounts of carbohydrates, protein, dairy, and fats. Water alone will not provide all nutrients needed. ...Read more

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Is drinking water immediately after taking meals is good?

Is drinking water immediately after taking meals is good?

In moderation: Drinking water after eating is fine - as long as it is not excessive. If one is overweight, drinking water before meals can help reduce overeating during meals. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

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


Dr. Jeffrey Gelfand
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Quinine (Definition)

Was originally derived from the bark of a certain tree. It is used some times in the treatment of certain kinds of malaria. It used to be used for leg cramps but potential side effects outweighed benefit. A small amount is found in tonic water but not enough to ...Read more