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Is there a difference between sodium citrate and baking soda?

Is there a difference between sodium citrate and baking soda?

Yes: Yes, these are different chemical compounds. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate. This is different than sodium citrate. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more


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UTI;took sodium citrate sachets (prescribed;48hr).Discomfort gone but returned (milder).Backpain and lightheaded;cause for concern? Or preperiod symptom?

UTI;took sodium citrate sachets (prescribed;48hr).Discomfort gone but returned (milder).Backpain and lightheaded;cause for concern? Or preperiod symptom?

UTI?: If you suspect UTI, generally urinalysis would be helpful to make the diagnosis. And, if so you should be treated with antibiotics and increased water intake ...Read more

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Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Sodium citrate use: Sodium citrate is an alkalinizing agent. That make the urine less acidic. The answer is too long to show here. Go to this link for more information about sodium citrate for more information:

http://www. Everydayhealth. Com/drugs/citric-acid-sodium-citrate. ...Read more

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Does sodium citrate (cystitis sachets) effect the mini pill cerazette?

Does sodium citrate (cystitis sachets) effect the mini pill cerazette?

Cystitis sachets: This herbal treatment will not affect birth control. It also will not adequately treat an infection. If you are using it for a bladder infection make sure that your doctor has given you antibiotics to get rid of the infection ...Read more

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Is sodium citrate good for sore kidneys?

Is sodium citrate good for sore kidneys?

YES: Sodium citrate makes the urine alkaline
it doesn't kill germs but helps reduce the size of stones to clear them from the bladder. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take applecider viniger and baking soda for recurring gout attacks if your sodium level is high?

Is it safe to take applecider viniger and baking soda for recurring gout attacks if your sodium level is high?

Adjuncts only: Gout is a serious systemic disease. If you're refusing scientific treatment (probenecid, allopurinol, workup for possible secondary causes) in favor of worthless "pop" remedies from sweet-talking crooks, you may pay with your health and even your life. If your sodium is already high for some reason, you can land yourself in the ICU by munching baking soda. Please do the right thing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take baking soda or sodium bicarbonate for a person whose cretanine and uric acis is lil over borderline. Is it safe for kidneys?

Is it safe to take baking soda or sodium bicarbonate for a person whose cretanine and uric acis is lil over borderline. Is it safe for kidneys?

What for?: What do you intend to accomplish by taking baking soda? It is not a treatment or prevention for anything. If you must talk to your doctor and mention all the medications, including herbals, over the counter etc to your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is using salt good for brushing teeth when I'm bleaching with baking soda?

Is using salt good for brushing teeth when I'm bleaching with baking soda?

Not Recommended: You may be doing more harm than good when it comes to brushing your teeth with salt and baking soda. OTC safe whitening products (e.g. whitening toothpastes or gel) available today for home use at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Would baking soda salt egg whites and milk whiten teeth?

Would baking soda salt egg whites and milk whiten teeth?

Probably NOT: Stay with proven professional products. Most dentist will give you whitening for free with a new patient exam and cleaning which you need anyway for the best results. ...Read more

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When a person has gerd, and the flavor coming out of their stomach tastes like salt/baking soda what is it?

When a person has gerd, and the flavor coming out of their stomach tastes like salt/baking soda what is it?

Bile?: Bile has a soapy, sour quality to it. This, mixed with acid may be responsible. Hope this helps! ...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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Persistent bad breath after brushng with tthpaste. Dentist advised I use salt, it has helped a lot. I read baking soda helps as well besides diet & h2o?

Persistent bad breath after brushng with tthpaste. Dentist advised I use salt, it has helped a lot. I read baking soda helps as well besides diet & h2o?

Dental/Respiratory: Bad breath can come from gum problems or decayed teeth.
Also, brush the tongue well as it can harbor sulfur (rotten egg smell) producing bacteria.
Also, mouth odors can be associated with sinus infections and gastric reflux. See your dentist and/or internist or ENT (ear, nose & throat) md. ...Read more

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Is there anyone who can not take an Epsom salt/baking soda detox bath?

Is there anyone who can not take an Epsom salt/baking soda detox bath?

Wicked witches &...: The wicked witch of the West should not take any type of bath but it should be safe for almost everyone else. However, those who have kidney failure should use epsom salt baths with caution (and have their magnesium levels monitored), as epsom salts are absorbed thru the skin and increase magnesium levels and those with kidney failure can have difficulty eliminating excess magnesium. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to mix baking soda, salt, pimple cleanser, toothpaste and water to make a pimple mask?

Is it okay for me to mix baking soda, salt, pimple cleanser, toothpaste and water to make a pimple mask?

Not recommended: People who are susceptible to pimples will probably have very sensitive skin and irritating it with toothpaste is the last thing you want to do. The toothpaste can damage your skin permanently. There are many effective treatments available for pimple s. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could mix baking soda, salt, pimple cleanser, toothpaste and water to make a pimple mask?

Can you tell me if I could mix baking soda, salt, pimple cleanser, toothpaste and water to make a pimple mask?

Never: If you want the equivalent of a 1st to 2nd degree burn on your face you are free to make up such a mask. You might want to limit your do it yourself projects that can't hurt/scar you like laying tile. Staying with properly tested products is always a better idea. ...Read more

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Any opinions on a detox bath? Detoxifying your body by laying in a tub with epson salt, ginger, baking soda, and essential oils?

Any opinions on a detox bath? Detoxifying your body by laying in a tub with epson salt, ginger, baking soda, and essential oils?

Reasonable to try: There is not much research on this topic, but epsom salt baths are a proven way to get magnesium into our bodies, which most people need more of. Baking soda and essential oils are said to help our bodies to detoxify and I have many patients who tell me they do feel better if they do this when feeling toxic. There is certainly no harm in trying. At the very least soaking in a warm tub is relaxing! ...Read more