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Is It Healthy To Fast With Just Water And How Often Should It Be Done
Not especially: If you are fasting for a day for religious or spiritual reasons, then you should be ok as long as you don't have diseases like diabetes or hypoglycemia. If you're trying to lose weight, this won't help as your body will slow metabolism. For bowel health is unnecessary as bowel constantly clearing things our, even during sleep. See your doc for specifics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I do not have any liver disease, am drinking plenty of water and exercising. How fast would my liver regenerate to a normal healthy one?
My face is dry and has a few break out areas. I've been drinking water, washing, eating healthy. I want to get my skin clear fast. What else can I do?
Will drinking water with added electrolytes(smart water) effect a blood test that's being done to check thyroid levels. Told to fast before test.
I have extra water retention in my fingers and feet i've had blood tests done and i'm healthy should I use fluid pills to get rid of the selling?
NO: Never a good idea to use a systemic drug for a local problem. You will dehydrate all your vital tissues and organs. You can damage your kidneys and cause abnormally now blood pressure. Fluid retention is a normal part of the menstrual cycle and resolves on its own. If you are overweight, that's another possible cause and should not be diuresed. ...Read more
Hello Im a 24 year old Female I keep developing what I think is a genital boil, how ever I have never done anything sexually i am a virgin. I drink water I eat healthy and dont eat junk unless it's a have too. I was born with Autimmune disease as a baby I
I drink about 4 160z cups a water a day and after i'm done drinking, chew on a lot of ice. Is it okay for my health?
Ice chewing: The water consumption is great, chewing ice not so good for your teeth. sudden hitting teeth together hard crunching can fracture parts of the tooth off or propagate fractures into the nerve of the tooth. This generation will loose teeth to fracture as much as decay or periodontal disease ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have read a great deal lately about extended water fasts for health, weight loss, etc. Are these fasts safe for 60 days?
Not recommended: I would not recommend doing that for more than 2 days if at all. Eat right: good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of lots of organic vegetables and just enough protein. Eat complex carbohydrates, avoid sugars and limit flour products. Eat meals 5 hrs apart. Drink lots of water between meals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is drinking water immediately after having fast food/oily food harmful to health? Kindly explain in detail...Thanks!
No: No details are necessary. Somebody made this up -- perhaps with good intentions, but it has no basis in fact. ...Read more
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