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Any problems caused by drinking underground hard water for long time?

Any problems caused by drinking underground hard water for long time?

Yes-health problmes: Hard water problems are caused by the presence of calcium and magnesium minerals in the water. When left untreated, these minerals become ‘sticky’ as they encounter stressors in the pipes. In the human body they can causse kidney stones and hardened the arteries causeing atherosclerotic vessels. ...Read more

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Hi Is Mixing Hot Water And Cold Water For Drinking causes any problem???

Not unless dirty.: No problem with doing this, if the water is safe for drinking. Why do you think it might be bad? ...Read more

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How much water should I drink while exercising and can too much water cause damage?

How much water should I drink while exercising and can too much water cause damage?

Hydration: Rehydration rates vary by the perspiration and heat conditions. Rule is to replenish same volume of water lost to perspirstion & heat evaporation plus metabolic respiration of cells. But more importantly replenishing electrolytes. This balance of lost electrolytes in isotonic body fluids such as sweat and urine is key towards maintaining homeostatic metabolism and euvolemia during strenuous act. ...Read more

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I gained 25 pounds of water in two weeks! what could cause this? It seems the more water I drink the higher the number increases.

I gained 25 pounds of water in two weeks! what could cause this? It seems the more water I drink the higher the number increases.

Nothing good...: Nothing good can cause a 25-lb weight gain in a normal, healthy person in just 2 weeks. Heart disease, liver disease, and kidney disease can do it. Cancer in the abdomen can do it. If a person doesn't feel bloated in the abdomen, has no trouble walking or breathing, and doesn't have puffy legs, maybe his scale is broken (and he didn't gain 25-lbs). Of course, the doctor can figure all this out. ...Read more

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Can drinking 1 litre of water at one go cause diarrhoea?

Can drinking 1 litre of water at one go cause diarrhoea?

Not likely: The water does not "go through you" but is slowly absorbed by your digestive tract. If you are already well hydrated, you will more likely need to urinate quite a bit. You could have a looser stool as the large intestine normally absorbs water. Diarrhea or a watery, unformed stool is less likely. ...Read more

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What cause lightheadedness after drinking a cup of water?

What cause lightheadedness after drinking a cup of water?

May be nothing: The lightheadedness may not be related to the water at all but a manifestation of your underlying anxiety but if the water was very, very cold you could have had an excessive vagal response to it ...Read more

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Does drinking water with eating cause to gain more weight ?

Does drinking water with eating cause to gain more weight ?

I don't think so: Eating a fruit (s) before your meal may cause early satiety . Eating slowly, and bitting food well causes early satiety. Therefore, you eat less which may help with your weight. ...Read more

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