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How Much Copper Is In Drinking Water
0.1ppm: Drinking water rarely exceeds 0.1 parts per million (ppm), deemed a safe level for wilson's disease. Testing is not so much for fear of exceeding 0.1ppm, but to make sure your home/school is not prone to excessive leaching (example: acidic water in copper pipes). Consistent levels <0.1ppm mean leaching is unlikely. Flushing copper pipes (let water run) is recommended before drinking/cooking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hunger vs thirst: Drinking more water may help you realize that you are more thirsty than hungry which would cause you to eat less. It may also fill you up so you don't want to eat as much. Just be careful not to overdo it and deplete your electrolytes which would make you feel fatigued and faint. Also being well hydrated reduces wrinkles associated with dehydration. ...Read more
Is not drinking water for a day or two really not good? What are its side effects? Both inside and out. Thank you very much :)
Not good.: Body needs water to carry out basic physiologic processes and excrete waste. Kidneys must excrete about 1 liters per day in the average human. If you do not replace this ( and a little extra) you will become progressively dehydrated developing constipation, cotton mouth, headache and disorientation. If this is prolonged you will develop irreversible kidney failure. ...Read more
I keep having severe hunger pains, but i'm not hungry! has lasted 36 hours. Could it be too much acidity?. I've been drinking water all day.
Significantly: Contaminated sources of drinking water can adverse affect your health. Bacteria, protozoans, microorganisms, such as vibrio cholera, coliform bacteria species (e.g., enterococcus, e. Coli), amoebiasis are common causes of mortalities and morbidities worldwide in addition to heavy metals organophosphate pesticides, and industrial pollutants, such as mercury, arsenic, aromatic benzenes. ...Read more
I've hardly drank much water over the last couple years. How long does it take for the body to recoup after you start drinking water again?
Not long: Assuming you haven't damaged your kidneys (which would be unlikely at your age), there should be no lingering damage from not drinking enough water. But drinking water is a very healthy dietary habit. Keep it up! ...Read more
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