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Hello, I am struggling to get motivated to add simple exercise. I take heart medications, and have issues with my heart racing if I miss medication or don't stay hydrated. What is the easiest way to get started? I have no restrictions from my cardiolo

Hello, I am struggling to get motivated to add simple exercise. I take heart medications, and have issues with my heart racing if I miss medication or don't stay hydrated. What is the easiest way to get started? I have no restrictions from my cardiolo

Exercise: If you don't have any problems with your joints, I would recommend a low impact workout like elliptical, stationary bike or walking. I would do that for about 20 minutes and then have a trainer show you how to set up a circuit type of workout. By strengthening muscles, you will burn fat. Plus it is totally fun. Get someone to go with you so you can motivate each other. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Hydration (Definition)

Hydration simply means increasing fluid intake whether its by you drinking more fluid ...Read more


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Can children take the drug noctec (chloral hydrate)?

Can children take the drug noctec (chloral hydrate)?

Yes: It has been used for decades for sedation and sleep. However it has many side effects and is no longer used in many places ...Read more

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What are the two steps for documenting chloral hydrate, Valium and phenobarbital control drugs?

What are the two steps for documenting chloral hydrate, Valium and phenobarbital control drugs?

More than 2 steps: Perhaps a pharmacist can chime in, but I believe that there are multiple governing bodies that require documentation of dispensation of controlled substance, including the dea, state-level agencies (e.g. Hawaii has a narcotics enforcement division), state pharmacy boards, etc. Pharmacies may also have their own internal requirements. I doubt this can be distilled down to "two steps.". ...Read more

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If ecstasy is taken once a month or 2nd, no alcohol or other drugs, keeping yourself well hydrated and the pill was tested in a lab for ingredients?

If ecstasy is taken once a month or 2nd, no alcohol or other drugs, keeping yourself well hydrated and the pill was tested in a lab for ingredients?

What is the: Question? Should you take it? No! They knew what was in the LSD they gave to people in the 60s; didn't turn out well for them. If you do not know the stories look it up. ...Read more

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I took 2 puffs (1st in yrs) Will it show in comp drug screen at a pain clinic post 10+ days 44f 5'9 240lb Well hydrated slow bowel funtion?

I took 2 puffs (1st in yrs) Will it show in comp drug screen at a pain clinic post 10+ days 44f 5'9 240lb Well hydrated slow bowel funtion?

Puffs of what?: If you mean marijuana, it is unlikely that taking 2 puffs will cause a positive drug screen 10 days later. Chronic and/or heavy marijuana use can cause positive drug screens for as long as 30 days after use. ...Read more

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How do I make sure my baby is hydrated?

How do I make sure my baby is hydrated?

Look for "fluid-ity": Good urine output, acting vigorous, moist mouth and eyes, real tears when crying - these are all signs to suggest adequate hydration. Your pediatrician can help you know for sure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hydration?

What is the definition or description of: hydration?

Hydration: Hydration simply means increasing fluid intake whether its by you drinking more fluid or IV fluids administered. ...Read more

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How can I stay hydrated during a run?

How can I stay hydrated during a run?

Fluids while running: One can carry a water bottle (awkward) or invest in one of those hydration backpacks that have tube from backpack fluid supply (water, sports drink, vitamin water, mineral water) to/near mouth so one can drink when desired. Running at times of day when the heat & humidity (or heat index) are in a comfortable range will help the body's cooling system work more effectively. ...Read more

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Best drink to help you stay hydrated?

Best drink to help you stay hydrated?

WATER!!!: Nothing beats good old water for hydration. Sports drinks don't hydrate any better, though you might drink more of them because of the sweetness- but the sugar is not good for you. If sweating a lot, sports drinks do have electrolytes, but you can get those from having salt and fruits. Some special forms of water like "microwater" are thought to be more hydrating than others. See comment for more:. ...Read more

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Best way to hydrate dry skin?

Best way to hydrate dry skin?

Many Tricks: Proper bathing routine (short 5 min shower, luke warm), immediately moisturize with a thick cream (no lotions) within 3 min after exiting the shower. Reapply moisturizer at one other time during the day to trouble areas. Also using a oil-based shower wash (like eucerin calming body wash, robathol, or neutrogena rain bath) can give some oil back to your skin in the shower. This should help a lot. ...Read more

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Does an ice bath help hydrate?

Does an ice bath help hydrate?

No: There is no reason to believe that an ice bath will hydrate your skin. Moisturizers are a better choice. ...Read more

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What is the best way to hydrate skin?

What is the best way to hydrate skin?

Nourishing creams: First, try not to dehydrate the skin by excessive washing with soaps, or by prolonged exposure to wind. Avoid irritating soaps with perfumes or deodarants. Second, select skin moisturizers without perfumes. Simple sunstances that work often have vitamin E oil, aloe vera gel, or other gentle oils. Aquaphor and vaseline can decrease skin breakdown from dehydration as well. ...Read more

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Will keeping hydrated help with vertigo?

Will keeping hydrated help with vertigo?

Vertigo: Rarely responds to hydration. Lightheadedness due to volume contraction / dehydration, on the other hand is more likely to improve with hydration. Consider sodium levels and imbalance (increasing free water intake can lead to hyponatremia). Diuretics are sometimes used to treat forms of vestibular dysfunction. ...Read more

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My colon was removed how do I stay hydrated?

My colon was removed how do I stay hydrated?

Use your judgement: Function of the colon is to absorb water from so that the liquid form of stool become more solid. Nutrients are absorbed by the small bowel. If you have diarrhea and fluid loss, you will need to increase fluid intake. Don't force yourself to drink too much free water. You may be better with an electrolyte solution like gatorade. ...Read more

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Can staying well hydrated stave off a migraine?

Can staying well hydrated stave off a migraine?

Yes: For some patients this is very important. Irrelevant for others

if it works for you than you should do it. ...Read more

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Is berry tea good for you if you want to stay hydrated?

Berry tea: A lot of diets say-- drink eight glasses of water a day. Realize one thing-- all liquids are water-based. Tea is nothing more than water with tea in it. It is, however, important that you keep up with your fluid intake, especially if you are on a high protein diet. ...Read more

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Why is it so important to hydrate before myelogram test?

Why is it so important to hydrate before myelogram test?

Renal clearance: Adequate hydration allows for safe clearance of the dye used in myelograms which is cleared by the kidneys. ...Read more

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I keep getting headaches, I'm fully hydrated. Why is this?

I keep getting headaches, I'm fully hydrated. Why is this?

Headaches: There are multiple reasons from eye strain to migraine. Go see your doctor, get evaluated and see what is causing yours. ...Read more

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Is gatorade a good drink to hydrate with during gym workouts?

Is gatorade a good drink to hydrate with during gym workouts?

Its ok: Most people do fine just by drinking water
which is what one loses in sweat while working out.
If you are working out for at least an hour or in high humidity conditions, use might want to
use a gatorade drink to help replace some
of the lost electrolytes. ...Read more

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Is it possible dehydration or over hydration to cause diarrea?

Is it possible dehydration or over hydration to cause diarrea?

Unlikely: If you have a normal gastrointestinal system, it would take a massive volume of water over time to cause diarrhea. If you have a GI virus, trying to hydrate can cause diarrhea to worsen and you may need IV fluids then. Dehydration, caused by simple evaporation from skin or low water intake will not cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is drinking fluids other than water sufficient to stay hydrated?

Is drinking fluids other than water sufficient to stay hydrated?

NOT LIKELY: The best, purest thing to hydrate with is water. Flavoring it is ok, as long as you are not using too much sugar products. ...Read more

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While exercising I felt weak and nauseated. I had hydrated properly.?

While exercising I felt weak and nauseated. I had hydrated properly.?

Vagal?: If it happened while you were doing heavy lifts you may have triggered a so called vagal response which would explain the nausea, weakness and even lightheadedness. Benign event. ...Read more

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What is the quickest at-home hydration method after moderate dehydration?

Pedialyte: There is no perfect otc oral rehydration solution, but pedialyte is probably the best. With on moderate dehydration, gatorade is probably adequate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have dry skin but are very hydrated otherwise?

What does it mean when you have dry skin but are very hydrated otherwise?

Moisturizer: You need to use a moisturizer like Vaseline.
Wish you 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, if you have sex. ...Read more