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Fluid Retention After Drinking Alcohol
It should not: Keeping well hydrated is very important during pregnancy, mild ankle swelling at the end of the day can normal in the third trimester as the uterus grow and compress the inferior vena cava (main vein draining the legs). Excess salt may however lead to increased water retention. ...Read more
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
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Hyponatremia is: very uncommon with just an episode of vomiting unless it is very prolonged, and by then most people would have sought medical attention. Heavily salted water can lead to further GI problems and further dehydration. Gatorade, pedilyte and similar preparations are safer and more effective, ...Read more
Drinking lots of fluids will help avoid orthostatic hypotension. Is plain filtered water enough or electrolyte water preferred?
Can i go back on drinking soda, coffee, tea and etc( no alcoholic drinks), after 7 weeks of epididymitis recovery?
Excessive water: No drinking excessive water is not the answer to excessive eating. Excessive water consumption can lead to its own metabaolic problems. The answer to excessive eating is to get into a good eating disorder program, with a counselor, dietician, medical doctor, and a psychiatrist. You may need inpatient or outpatient treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vomiting or regurg?: Big difference--if regurgitating foods as you describe (that promote gastroesophageal reflux), then you probably are describing gerd & diet modification (& acid reducer) is in order. If you are really vomiting as often as your question implies, then you have a bigger problem that warrants medical evaluation (checking for ulcers, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, gastroparesis, obstruction, etc.). ...Read more
Risk: If you're being tested for alcohol use, you really won't want any trace of the alcohol in your system right? Then, you figure out how much has left the body. The average person removes 0.017% of their blood alcohol each hour. Heavy drinkers remove 0.020%, and some people metabolize as little as 0.012% per hour. This can take days for large amounts of alcohol to leave the system. ...Read more
Low sodium: Drinking free water will dilute the level of sodium in the serum but only cutting down on adding salt to foods or not drinking soda with high sodium content can decrease the amount you intake. Will not advise increasing free water intake to lower sodium but modifying your diet should do the trick. ...Read more
How about 2 liters?: 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. Caution when >2 liters/day (excess water dilutes the sodium). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine output is high especially after intake of water. After taking a glass of water pressure arises immediately.Does it shows any problem??
If chronically dehydrated- never drank water, drank moderate alcohol for years- now stopped alcohol, start drink water. How long body to rehydrate?
It denotes the presence of excessive water in intravascular space - vessels & interstitial space - among cells, due to poor automatic water movement and distribution by poor perfusion by low BP from hydration or/+ weak heart, poor osmotic pressure from malnutrition, poor water excretion from kidneys, & poor lymphatic drainage. More? Ask your doctor or contact me; I ...Read more
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