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Is Vinegar In A Glass Of Water Good For You
Is bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda a good home remedie for a UTI I have read a spoonful in a glass of water is good ?
Not really: It's probably the fluid alone - alkalinizing your urine will not kill bacteria in your urine. You should remain "hydrated" at all times (urine output >/= 2 quarts/day). (urinary alkalinization is usually a treatment for uric acid kidney stones - but is better done as potassium citrate/not sodium bicarbonate.). ...Read more
I read that half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water will help with nausea. Is that true?
Is it healthy to regularly drink a glass of water with teaspoon of baking soda added, for the alkalizing effect?
No: Drinking baking soda is not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
In the am I have Metamucil, glass of water, a tea, and then eventually a carnation good-start drink. Is that too much liquid in the am for kidneys ?
Water: You should drink adequate water that is needed to quench your thirst. Drinking more than what you needed can certainly put your health in jeopardy including low sodium which potentially could cause seizure. However if you drinking that much water to quench your thirst on a daily basis, then you shoud get an evaluation, it can be a form of diabetes (mellitus or insipidus). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irrelevant: It is irrelevant to tea how you prepare it. Prepare it to suit your taste. Do not expect any medicinal benefits from the drink. ...Read more
Water intoxication: Awake 16 hours that is 16 8oz cups more than usually recommended.The institute of medicine determined that an adequate intake for men is roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day, for women 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day. Water intoxication and death in normal individuals from water drinking contests, overexercisie without electrolytes large water consumption. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard that for every glass/shot of alcohol a person has, they should drink a glass of water to equal it out. Is this true?what is the reason for it?
Yes...: There is evidence that drinking 2 cups of water (500 mL) just prior to eating a meal causes people to eat less (by 75-90 calories). This is good news If you need to lose weight for health. Also, one theory of prolonged life is calorie restriction--fewer calories in animal studies showed longer life span. You do need to maintain a healthy weight and balanced diet, though. So drink up! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to take bone protein or 1 tbps of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water while you have diverticulitis?
Depends on stage: It depends on how severe & how long ago the process started, & therefore when you were diagnosed / what diet has been prescribed. I'm assuming you've seen a physician or surgeon to know what "diverticulitis" is. If you've been advanced to a liquid diet (normally done about 2-3 days after bowel rest), then I don't see any problem in taking protein powder or vinegar mixed with water (it's still liqd ...Read more
No: Unless its extremely hot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is fresh lemon water good to drink every day? Is there a limit of how much lemon juice a person can have in a day? How does it effect the body?
Is there a problem with dissolving calcium tablets in water and drinking through a straw to ensure I get it all?
I was told drinking a glass of water before a meal would promote a lot of weight loss. Is it true?
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