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Is it ok to drink baking soda water for a UTI days after stopping clomid (clomiphene). It works for me But is it safe? Will it interfere w ovulation n conception?

Is it ok to drink baking soda water for a UTI days after stopping clomid (clomiphene). It works for me But is it safe? Will it interfere w ovulation n conception?

Try and see...: Drinking baking soda can raise urine pH but not proved to benefit UTI although you claimed helpful to you - most likely from upping urine pH resulting in soothing how you feel. I doubt if any specific clinical study has been done to test & answer your concern. In my view, drinking it in moderate will not affect the odd to conceive if both parties are productively well functioning. Best... ...Read more

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What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

Myths: The only thing drinking baking soda and water will do is to diminish temporarily the acid in the stomach. There is no other health benefit and no 'cleansing of your system'. ...Read more

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Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Weight loss food: Try to drink more water and eat more fruits and vegetables. Baking soda water does not cause weight loss. ...Read more

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A drink of water gives me unbearable heartburn. Baking soda is my only relief. I don't have insurance but I have to know if this is serious send is there something I can do to make it better. Also I have a lot of difficulty swallowing. Sometimes with

A drink of water gives me unbearable heartburn. Baking soda is my only relief. I don't have insurance but I have to know if this is serious send is there something I can do to make it better. Also I have a lot of difficulty swallowing. Sometimes with

Dysphagia is serious: I have several concerns about your question: 1) baking soda can hurt you when taken indefinitely; 2) difficulty swallowing in the context of chronic indigestion suggests a problem that can't be ignored; 3) many care options exist for patients without insurance--this is not a good reason today not to pursue appropriate care. Get a GI evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Would mixing baking soda with water be ok and safe to use for gerd? I know baking soda is high in salt so not sure how much to use.

Would mixing baking soda with water be ok and safe to use for gerd? I know baking soda is high in salt so not sure how much to use.

DGL licorice: Please do what your doc says, but a natural approach is to take dgl. Dgl is licorice tablets with an enzyme remove (because too much of it can raise bp). You need to take a lot of it but many find it helpful. ...Read more

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Dr oz talked on his Tv show about the aspirin mask and said to use a cotton dipped in water and baking soda is that safe on the skin?

Dr oz talked on his Tv show about the aspirin mask and said to use a cotton dipped in water and baking soda is that safe on the skin?

Safe not effective: Just because Dr Oz recommends something does not mean it has been tested rigorously and proven effective. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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If I put one table spoon of baking soda in 8 oz glass of water after every meal, will this cure my acid reflux? And is it safer than omeprazole for acid reflux?

If I put one table spoon of baking soda in 8 oz glass of water after every meal, will this cure my acid reflux? And is it safer than omeprazole for acid reflux?

No.: And not safer. Too much sodium for starts. I would try an h2 blocker, before moving to a ppi like omeprazole. Long term use can causes many problems. 150-300mg of generic Zantac (ranitidine) may be all you need! ...Read more

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How often can I use baking soda & lemon paste to brush my teeth so they can naturally whiten? Is it safe? How about gargling mixture with water?

How often can I use baking soda & lemon paste to brush my teeth so they can naturally whiten? Is it safe? How about gargling mixture with water?

Do not use: I answered this in another one of your posts. The acid in the lemon will soften the enamel and the baking soda (which is abrasive) will then wear it away. Why not just use dental whitening products to accomplish your goals? They are peroxide based, which is natural. ...Read more

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Can I take baking soda in water for overall health?

Can I take baking soda in water for overall health?

Buuuuuuuuuuuuurp!!!: Yes, take it in water to the bathroom or kitchen and use it as follows:
http://www. Allyou. Com/budget-home/live-green-save/baking-soda
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if you have indigestion, a half teaspoon in water is cheaper than Tums

A pinch in water on a hot day won't hurt

But if you think it'll "detox" you, or promote some kind of overall health benefit, then it may just act as the perfect placebo for you!! ...Read more

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How long will it take fr baking soda and water to work for constipation?

How long will it take fr baking soda and water to work for constipation?

It won't, instead...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten &soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent. ...Read more

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I have been reading on net that drinking baking soda will help kidneys. Wanna know if it really does.! Thanks?

I have been reading on net that drinking baking soda will help kidneys. Wanna know if it really does.! Thanks?

Not ideal longterm: It's generally not a good idea to do long term for various reasons. Baking soda has impurities, and though these are for the most part regulated, they would be harmful when consumed regularly.
The level of acid imbalance that you would create long-term would create other problems including bone density issue, blood sugar issues and problems with absorption of nutrients. ...Read more

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I washed my hair with 1tbsp of baking soda with 1 cup of water and my hair is super soft but it's shedding a lot. How can I fix this?

Baking soda: Baking soda has been purported as a great natural shampoo. However, some people have documented hair damage due to this agent, likely due to the pH differences between hair and the baking soda. If it is not doing good things for someone's hair, they should stop using it and see a qualified cosmetologist. ...Read more

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I had 1/2 tsp baking soda mixed with water orally. Is this a dangerous dlyamount? It help my skin esp SD so much! Could expired baking soda be toxic?

I had 1/2 tsp baking soda mixed with water orally. Is this a dangerous dlyamount? It help my skin esp SD so much! Could expired baking soda be toxic?

No: 1/2 teaspoonful is not dangerous. You have to be careful if you have high blood pressure. Baking soda is so cheap. Just use unexpired baking soda ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Yes.: Dilute water/baking soda mixture helps neutralize acidic residue caused by bacteria, without washing away essential oils. Not if injested orally! Hope you meant topically! ...Read more

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Can I give my four week old grandson baking soda and water for gas?

Can I give my four week old grandson baking soda and water for gas?

No way: This can be very harmful for an infant. Simethicone is available without a prescription for bowel gas in infants. But often family members are mistaken when they think an infant's discomfort comes from gas. Crying babies swallow air, which can cause baby to pass gas. But the gas is just a side effect of crying, not the main issue. An exam by a pediatrician is needed for a persistently fussy baby. ...Read more

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I read that half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water will help with nausea. Is that true?

I read that half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water will help with nausea. Is that true?

Sometimes: It basically functions as an antacid, so it depends most on "where" the nausea is coming from--if upset stomach, should help. If from your brain / elsewhere (like w/viral infections), might not. Worth a try. ...Read more

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Tkn 1/2 tsp. Orally of baking soda mixed w 8 fl oz of water daily. I want to test ifit will help skin. Will this harm me? Only taking vit D3 2000 too.

Tkn 1/2 tsp. Orally of baking soda mixed w 8 fl oz of water daily. I want to test ifit will help skin. Will this harm me? Only taking vit D3 2000 too.

Baking soda: As best as I can understand your question is if baking soda is ok? And if it helps? Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate and should be ok, benefits for your body and skin may be hard to prove. Harm is less likely. A good diet and general care of your skin is the best way. Sunscreen use is key. ...Read more