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Gatorade G2 Vs Water
About 4: One glass or cup is considered 8 ounces of water. ...Read more
Is 16 oz. Of electrolyte fluid, and 112 oz. Of water in a day unhealthy? Diet instructions given by medi weight loss doctor
Depends on solution: The content of the "electrolyte fluid" is the key to answering the question. Your daily requirements for fluid losses are exceeded by this volume, but quite acceptable if you have normal kidney function. The fluid should contain at least the daily requirements for sodium and potassium, and ideally would include additional additives (such as magnesium) in appropriate amounts. ...Read more
Too much: 2 drinks (beers) a day for men and 1 per day for women is considered moderate drinking. More than that is not recommended. Some now feel that moderate drinking is harmful longterm. Other factors affect this. If your drinking if a problem to anyone close to you, or affects you negatively then that is way too much then. See http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/faqs.htm ...Read more
Regarding wheatgrass enema, after water enema , putting in to the rectum 2 oz of wheatgrass, is that diluted with water or just straight wheatgrass?
It's a waste of time: Tap water enemas are sufficient. Wheat grass enemas are a holistic hoax ...Read more
Sort of: Purified water normally means water that has gone through a filtration process. Distillation is a form of purification but all purified water is not distilled. ...Read more
3 1/2 yr old with constipation...Is miralax (polyethylene glycol) safe? If so, what is recommended dosage?
What's effect of low water intake on a fetus (27w pregnant)? Usually drink 8+ 8 oz glasses during the week but haven't drank as much past 2 days.
Confusing question: The nutrition value of this drink is gained by ingesting it as a supplement to your diet. Diluting it with water would drop the calorie/nutrient value per ounce, but if the amount of original product remained the same, it would not change the value. Some might find the texture or taste more acceptable in diluted form.Dilution will not harm the product. ...Read more
Accidentally took 1 tablespoon of Metamucil . Thought the measuring spoon said 1/2 teaspoon was 1/2 tablespoon will it be ok. ?
No problem: A tablespoon of metmucil will do no harm. Relax and go about your life. ...Read more
Single live intrauterine preg with 32w4d cephalic pres, with mild increase in liquor qty, placenta anterior, upper seg grd 2 mat, liquor slightly more?
Wearing glasses: That are 0.50 or 1.00 less than the measured prescription will not hurt your eyes. You will just not be able to see as clearly as you could with the full prescription. ...Read more
Recent trio to ER wit abd pain vomiting found 12 mm stone.seems pain is worse when I eat or drink certain things. Is lemonade Gatorade 2drink?
I assume it is a ---: -renal stone.C a urologist & B treated. Same if it is a gaull stone, C an upper GI specialist 4 eval & treatment plan ...Read more
No wont work: And youll dehydrate yourself and make matters worse. ...Read more
What type of specific meal plan can increase calorie intake to 2000 for college student. I'm 5"11 and weigh 125 with high metabolism. I'm very slim. ?
My 6 mth old had a small amount of mucus with dark brown hard bm. 27kcal formula , 2tsp of lactulose daily, just started solids, usually constipated?
See Pediatrician: Based on the information given, it sounds as though the child has other health/gi problems- 27 kcal is a very concentrated formula (breast milk and standard formulas are 20kcal/oz) and can contribute to constipation, which i assume is why you're already using lactulose. By itself, mucus in stool may or may not be worrisome, but any changes in premature or previously ill infants need assessment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IBS. Ate 5 Fig Newtons Friday for constipation. SOFT stool 3 x's today w/first bm being about pinkie size. Rest dime size. Colonoscopy Dec. 2013 ok?
OK: Not sure what the question. BM vary in size / shape / consistency and depend upon intake. ...Read more
It isn't: Gatorade does not hydrate you better than water. Gatorade contains a lot of salt and sugar that most people absolutely don't need when exercising. It's designed for marathoners, but unfortunately marketed to everyone. Because a commercial (or a buddy, or a coach) tells you it's good does not make it so. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Benefit how?: Gatorade is designed to replace the fluid lost to exercise in the humidity and heat. If you are not losing lots of fluid you shouldnt need it, if fluid losses are affecting your performance then you may benefit. This takes a strenuous exercise, like playing football and getting very sweaty. ...Read more
I use a powdered mix and drink only gatorade because it tastes better than water. Is this an unhealthy thing to do?
Too much Gatorade: Is very unhealthy. Many ingredients in there are banned in other countries. ...Read more
If needed: Gatorade has a high sugar content when compared to hydration products designed for infants/toddlers.In a pinch, it can be mixed 1/2 to 1/2 with water to create an oral hydration solution for kids with diarrhea/vomiting.I see no value in it otherwise & it would not be my first choice, but it could help avoid an excursion to the store in the middle of the night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I do an hour full body workout should what to do if i drink water or gatorade while i work out?
I am 145lbs. & wanting to lose weight. I use a 64fl oz. Gatorade bottle to fill up for water. Is it bad to drink a 64fl oz. Of water 4 times a day?
Gatorade is better : Gatorade is better as it has electrolyte. ...Read more
After sporting activities, is water ok or do you have to regain electrolytes by drinking gatorade?
Depends on activity: If you exercise for less than one hour in relatively normal temps, then water is likely adequate. If you are a heavy sweater or exercise greater than one hour and/or in hot, humid environments, then electrolyte-containing beverages are encouraged during and after an event. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any benefits of drinking gatorade after running a few miles? Or is it better to just stick to water?
How quickly does Florinef (fludrocortisone) work? Is it possible to feel better the next day after Florinef (fludrocortisone), Gatorade, and added salt, water?
Usually the effects: of Florinef (fludrocortisone) take several weeks. The Gatorade, added salt and water could work much more quickly including less than 24 hours. This is probably why you feel better so quickly. The Florinef (fludrocortisone) will be long term management. Maintaining good hydration and increased salt intake will contribute to a more rapid improvement. ...Read more
Probably not: Gatorade is an electrolyte solution that is heavy on salt Plain water is the best hydration liquid Gatorade was developed for heavily sweating athletes to replenish their salt stores and re-hydrate them With your mild kidney failure you should be concerned about too much salt intake which can lead to high blood pressure Consult with your doctor if you have further questions ...Read more
What is better for you to drink, water or gatorade? I heard the sodium in sports drink is not good for you! Thanks
Instead of drinking juice or sodas or gatorade or something else..If i only drink water as a beverage, will i loose weight?
Probably: In addition to what you are drinking, you also want to focus on eating mostly fruits & veggies, as well as some whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats total daily calories in will impact your weight and eliminating beverage calories usually helps get plenty of exercise. Have fun! ...Read more
How can I know i'm getting enough water? Cfs related nausea makes it difficult to drink "thin" liquids like water or gatorade. Any other suggestions?
My dr told me im dehydrated and need gatorade vs water.I already drink lots of water. I don't like all the sugar.How do I rehydrate without the sugar?
Need more info: Everything depends on what you mean by "lots of water". Did the doctor do nay blood tests? Normal water intake daily should be about 70 ounces of water daily unless you like in a very warm climate where you may need more water intake.If your water intake meets those requirements then please consult with a nephrologist, a doctor who deals with the chemistry of the kidney. ...Read more
Autonomic dysfunction and POTS.Why is it no amount of salt/water/Gatorade helps me??Only iv fluids.How can I avoid needing iv fluids.I drink so much.
Can you tell me about neurological stuff if I just stop buying beer today cold turkey and get bedrest, rehydrate with water and gatorade?
What stuff?: If you are drinking enough to be physically deepen cdent - you get symptoms when you try to cut down/stop like tremor, anxiety, sweating, insomnia etc. - they stopping cold turkey can be dangerous. Full blown alcohol withdrawal includes seizures and delirium (DTs), but also very elevated pulse/blood pressure which can cause cardiac problems. See your doctor for advice and get help stopping. ...Read more