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Many treatments: Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are an allergic response to oils produced by these plants. If you suspect you have been exposed wash your skin well to remove the oil. If you discover the itchy red rash instead, you will need to treat the symptoms. Anti-tich measures : baking soda, diphendyramine, and avoid overheating. Hydrocoritsone cream and domeboro soaks help too. See your doctor if severe. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Deodorant containing sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), corn starch, sustainable palm oil from non-peatlands, tea tree oil be safe for pregnancy?
Is it safe to use soda bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and baking soda in making my cakes during pregnancy? Everything these days contains soda bicarb and baking soda?
Water=best drink: Without water, we cannot exist....Nearly 3/4 of your body is water-weighted. With that said, it does not mean you have to drink "clear-water" to live. Juice, milk, sodas/coffee/tea etc..Are actually mostly water..So you can live on these..But not recommended because of the junks in them--sugar/fructose, preservatives/colorings etc..Are the bad parts, not the water part.. Water=best drink on earth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is drinking cascade ice zero calories naturally flavored sparkling water healthier drink instead of soda?
Soda: Either should be OK.Get a more detailed answer ›
VERY UNHEALTY but...: Regular and diet sodas are incredibly unhealthy & are best totally avoided. They either have toxic levels of sugars (usually as toxic high fructose corn syrup) or chemical sweeteners that may harm us more than sugars! See http://wellnessmama.com/379/reasons-to-avoid-soda/ Carbonated natural flavor drinks may be healthier depending on type & amount of sweeteners; stevia is OK. Please see comment: ...Read more
No and yes: The use of bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) to brush your teeth or to rinse your mouth are in fact good for your teeth enamel. Buffering acids that accumulate against the teeth reduces demineralization of enamel. On the other hand, the acids in lemon are weak acids that in prolonged use, as in sucking lemons frequently leads to demineralization of enamel. This is also seen in swirling coke and pepsi. ...Read more
No: All bicarb does is change the ph of your mouth briefly. Yeast are pretty hardy little dudes, and don't really care if you try to go at them with acid or alkaline environment - they will likely survive all of that. Best to get the appropriate medicine and treat it right. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No healthy benefit: A little bit of soda here and there probably won't do you much harm, but the problem with most of us here in america is that we over-do it too often. Supersizes! does anyone really need a 32-oz gulper? But, i see people bring this to the doctor's office--seen 2 today! just look at how many cubes of sugar in a 32 oz cup--u now know why it is unhealthy. Live sensibly. Live long. Good luck. ...Read more
Brushing & flossing: .. Are the two most important factors in keeping your mouth healthy and cavity free. Mouthwashes, toothpastes, and other products help in that goal. In addition, a visit to your dentist twice a year is necessary since all of the above does not ever guarantee no cavities or gum disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know brushing with baking soda wears tooth enamel but is swishing with baking soda also abrasive?
Smelly feet: Yes. The medical term for smelly feet is bromohydrosis. Foot odor is most commonly caused by excessive perspiration(hyperhydrosis). Fungus and bacteria live in a dark, warm and moist environment. Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda helps to neutralize the ph of the feet and therefore may eliminate the odor. Antiperspirant spray best to decrease the moisture! preferably all natural type. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Baking Soda or: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is often used topically in a paste water to decrease itching or inflammation (especially in association with certain insect stings) and is often an additive to toothpastes. There are other medicinal uses as well. Here's a good article: http://www.Healthguidance.Org/entry/15156/1/health-benefits-of-baking-soda.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there sodium in fried food? How about homemade fried food without salt? (Fry food in oil without any seasoning?) If so, how much sodium?
All life is based on: water with added salts, including humans. Typical sodium concentration in water outside human cells: 140 mEq/L, inside cells: 5 mEq/L. Sodium has long been both over-promoted by medical disease industry http://goo.gl/Blh6rW as harmful & added to various foods, cheap, to "enhance" flavor for taste appeal & sales. While ? Na can aggravate edema; is rarely the primary cause of ?ed water retention. ...Read more
Soda: Still harmful.Get a more detailed answer ›
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