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Is Orange Juice Better Than Gatorade When Your Sick
Not usually: The protocol that I have seen used with most success. If you are vomiting give your stomach a rest for a few hours. Then frequent sips of warm flat ginger ale (two anti nausea ingredients; sugar solution and ginger) or water. Gatorade can also be useful and is more easily added if diarrhea is a factor. ...Read more
Calories!!: There are 960 calories in 64 oz orange juice. That is the same as consuming 60 teaspoons of sugar! save yourself the calories, stomach ulcers, kidney stones, potassium overload, dental cavities, and empty calories. Drink water and eat the fruit! juice offers no significant nutrition relative to the excessive sugar in comparison. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most folks feel fine: Most people can have both juice and milk with their breakfasts, and drink them at the same time without any unusual symptoms. That means mixing juice and milk does not cause a person to become sick (so there may be another reason for one's symptoms, rather than the juice or milk themselves). Is there gastric reflux, lactose intolerance, food allergies, etc...? Also, juice has too much sugar. ...Read more
I've been sick all week so all i drank was orange juice and pedialyte. Is that ok? It's been 5 days. I'm finally better today.
Not necessary: Allergy to oranges (including juice) can present as itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, diarrhea and less likely anaphylaxis. If symptoms are limited to stomach upset only, it may be only a food intolerance possibly related to the acidity. If a person can tolerate a small amount, but GI symptoms with larger amounts, this supports an intolerance. Either way, if it bothers a person, avoid. ...Read more
Does vit C on its own fight off flus?I usual get sick for a week.This time drank 2L of orange juice and was 100% healthy next day.Almost 2good2 be tru
How many cups of orange juice a day when sick? Also, I get nosebleeds when I blow my nose why is that and how can I prevent it?
You have a cold?: The idea that taking megadoses of vitamin C for a cold has been shown to be wishful thinking. So have as much or as little OJ as you please. Regarding the nosebleeds, during an upper respiratory infection, the nasal mucosal tissue may become very friable, or delicate, with rich vasculature susceptible to bleeding. Use Vaseline or saline spray intranasally to keep moist and see your doc if needed! ...Read more
Can you get sick from inhaling white mold from Orange juice and dish soap in hookah pipe for six months?
Idk how long the mold was there for. But quit
Mold: If it is 6 months and to date have not developed sinus or pulmonary ills like sinusitis, cough, shortness of breath , pneumonia, the probability of having been infected is low. There are many unknowns-what was the white stuff ?, if absolutely worried CXR. CT sinuses would tell you if lurking infection. Wash all equipment before and after use with hibiclens. let dry f/u w/ doc ...Read more
I'm feeling a little sick, I heard orange juice can help prevent a cold But I am on birth control, will the vitamin C affect it?
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