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Is drinking chilled drinks bad for bronchitis? Are hot drinks beneficial?

Is drinking chilled drinks bad for bronchitis? Are hot drinks beneficial?

No and no: I know of no benefit or harm. Hot soup may make you feel better, but actual real change is doubtful. ...Read more

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Can warm or hot drinks (tea coffee soup etc)cause headaches when they receive your stomach?

Can warm or hot drinks (tea coffee soup etc)cause headaches when they receive your stomach?

Not likely: Please find out the exact reason for headaches by consulting a physician rather than blamming it on hot beverages. ...Read more

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Does caffeine aggravate hot flashes?

Does caffeine aggravate hot flashes?

Yes it can: Yes, caffeine can aggravate hot flashes: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21680119 other dietary triggers include alcohol, cayenne, and other spicy foods. If your hot flashes seem worse after consuming these foods, try eliminating those you suspect and see if the hot flashes subside. ...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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Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Is drinking hot tea healthier than drinking coffee? Which one has more caffeine?

Caffeine: Usally coffee contains more caffeine than tea. For best health benefits consider white, red and green tea. Take care. ...Read more

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Can we drink cold choco coffee before eating burger(with onion)?

I tried looking up: 'choco coffee' & it does not appear to be a proprietary blend. With that said- I am not aware of any contraindication to this plan. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink cold drinks and eat hot food (eg. soup) concurrently?

Is it bad to drink cold drinks and eat hot food (eg. soup) concurrently?

Probably not: It is highly unlikely that eating and drinking hot and cold foods together would be bothersome or dangerous, although people with sensitive teeth should avoid this combination. ...Read more

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Does drinking coffee, energy drinks and caffeinated drinks stunt growth or height?

Does drinking coffee, energy drinks and caffeinated drinks stunt growth or height?

Not really: At a listed age of 20 I suspect you have finished your linear growth. Caffeine or energy drinks you may have consumed along the way have less to do with your height than parental height.You are expected to grow to the average of both parents plus 2-3 inches. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink hot beverages and then drink cold beverages after ?

Is it bad to drink hot beverages and then drink cold beverages after ?

Hot and cold: No, it's not bad to drink hot and then cold beverages. Given your body temperature, and the indifference your stomach has to these temperatures, there is no risk to doing this. But avoid scalding hot beverages as they can cause burns of the tongue and esophagus. ...Read more

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Is hydroxycut drink packets worse than coffee, tea or sodas?

Hydroxycut: Well, to put it gently, you are comparing bad (coffee & soda) to worse (hydroxycut). Hydroxycut was taken off the market at one point as a result of reports of liver problems, seizures, and rhabdomyolysis. It is an herbal supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. Not that coffee and soda are good for you, but if i had to choose, i would pick that over hydroxycut. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much caffeinated or sugary drinks cause manic symptoms?

Can drinking too much caffeinated or sugary drinks cause manic symptoms?

Yes, sugar and: caffeine can trigger mania, especially in someone prone to it. Eliminating sugar is a good idea for anyone and perhaps especially so for you. Caffeine is next. Some folks use it to get their day going and then avoid it the rest of the day. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can chewing gum and drinking cold water burn calories?

Can chewing gum and drinking cold water burn calories?

Sure: But you are not going to loose any weight by doing so. You need to burn off more calories than you ingest, and that is best accomplished by exercise (enough where you are usually sweating due to the heat being generated by the amount of calories you are burning). Eat healthy, watch your caloric intake, and start a workout plan to help you achieve your goals. ...Read more

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Hot water safety?

Hot water safety?

Clarify: Hot water can burn. In the house with small children it is recommended to have the thermostat on the hot water heater decreased to 120 degrees to prevent burns. This prevents burns. Don't jut get in a tub of hot water if you haven't tested to see how hot it is. Basically common sense. ...Read more

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Can drinking regular soda and diet soda or carbonated natural flavored drinks healthy?

VERY UNHEALTY but...: Regular and diet sodas are incredibly unhealthy & are best totally avoided. They either have toxic levels of sugars (usually as toxic high fructose corn syrup) or chemical sweeteners that may harm us more than sugars! See http://wellnessmama.com/379/reasons-to-avoid-soda/ Carbonated natural flavor drinks may be healthier depending on type & amount of sweeteners; stevia is OK. Please see comment: ...Read more

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Which is healthier? Drinking cold water or warm water? Why.

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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Do hot foods have more calories than cold foods?

Do hot foods have more calories than cold foods?

No: Calorie content is from the make up of the food not the temp. A hot cup of milk has same content as a cold one. ...Read more

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I get nauseated and vomit after drinking ice cold drinks why?

I get nauseated and vomit after drinking ice cold drinks why?

No Ice For You!!: Take the tequila out of those margaritas and you'll do fine.Or,rum out of those daiquiris?Short of that,or maybe quinine in tonic or a host of other ingredients you may be sensitive to-let's assume it happens just with ice water(and it's not from the Ganges),then you may be having what's called a"vagal"response from the back of your throat.It's a nerve that, when pissed off,can make life miserable ...Read more