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How Much Copper Is In Drinking Water
Aim for 5: There are some medical conditions that would change this answer (examples: heart failure, kidney failure), but in general aim for about 5 glasses of water a day. And of course that should be a part of an otherwise healthy diet with plenty of veggie's as well as regular exercise. Glad you're thinking about this! ...Read more
Does lactulose also help in reducing water retention in body , if yes then how much water is excreted ?
You can get: too much sugar into your system if you drink excessive amounts of orange juice, especially if it is canned, not fresh. You can also get excessive acid. Like most things in life, use it in moderation. Bottled juices generally are high in sugar although people often think they are good for us. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pietro Ferraro, MD:: Clin Jrnl of the Amer. Soc. of Nephrology (2013): Drinks reducing kidney stone risk: Beer by 41%, white wine 33%, Red wine 31%, Caffeinated coffee 26%, Decaf coffee 16%, Orange juice 12%, Tea 11%. Risk boosters: Sugar-sweetened noncola sodas increased risk by 33%, sugar-sweetened colas 23%, fruit punch 18%, Diet noncola sodas (but not diet colas) by 17%. Choose wisely, avoid excess, be healthy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is drinking too much water harmfull? My urine is always as clear as water. About 4 liters/day
Water intoxication: Hi, depends on your kidney function if the kidney is normal it can clear up to 1 lit of fluid per hour, also it depends if your serum Sodium is normal or low, in a situation called SIADH, a hormone is being secreted from Hypothalamus inappropriately which decreases the Sodium level in blood and that could become dangerous. What makes drink a lot of water? Do you feel thirsty a lot or just habit? ...Read more
Can drinking too much water cause constipation? I drink nearly 8+ water bottles daily. Does that water get absorbed to fast by large intestine?
Varies: It's hard to put an absolute amount of water necessary. You may hear 6-8 glasses of water a day. I'd prefer water over large volumes of tea or soft drinks, but, actually, as long as you are urinating in adequate amounts, and you feel refreshed and active, you aren't dehydrated. Drink more in the warmer months, of course. If you are thirsty, you are fluid deprived, so drink more water. Good luck. ...Read more
It is possible: That you can upset your electrolyte balance if you drink too much water... You can become hyponatremic ( low in salt).. Usually results from excess water and underlying health problems.. Use common sense. ...Read more
Is it better to drink water before a meal, will drinking water while eating dilute the nutrients in the food?
Food and Drink: Medicine would be neutral on this. Other than confirming that humans need a certain amount of water in a day's time there is no medical or health 'benefits' to when or how one drinks water. ...Read more
Apple juice/lemonade: Old rule of thumb: if your pee looks like lemonade [not pink lemonade!], then you're probably drinking enough water. But if your pee is as dark as apple juice, then probably you should drink more. Check out this water calculator here: http://nutrition.About.Com/library/blwatercalculator.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does not work: A waste of time. There is no evidence this action has any value. Your liver and kidneys do a more effective job than any amount of water. ...Read more
Is drinking/cooking only with distilled water harmful? Increased acidec levels of liquids and depletes needed minerals in food making it toxic?
No: Drinking/cooking with distilled water is unlikely to cause any problems. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink mineral water your whole life we live in egy and water is not clean so we drink the water in bottles(mineral water)is it safe?
Is it possible to drink too much water in a day? And can drinking too much water in a day flush out the vitamins you took that day?
Over hydration: It is possible to drink too much water to the point of being dangerous to your health. The easiest way to avoid that is to monitor your urine. As long as it is a pale yellow you are likely drinking the right amount. If your urine looks clear you are probably drinking to much - the dander there is that you won't have enough electrolytes in your body (salts and minerals). You won't wash vitamins out ...Read more
How much water is too much to drink for a 150 lb sedentary female in a hot climate? Is 3L a day okay?
Water: Lack of water can lead to dehydration. Every day you lose water through breathing, perspiration, urination and bowel movements. You must replenish this loss each day. For a woman 2.2 liters or 8-9 cups of water per day is adequate in a temperate climate. In a hot climate you might need to drink 3 or more liters per day. Trust your thirst to guide you. Too much water can be dangerous also. ...Read more
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