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Water Fasting Constipation
Yes: To a point, yes. Eating less obviously means less calories in which leads to a lower blood sugar. If your sugar gets too low however your body will kick in mechanisms to bring it back up and often over corrects it initially. Fasting for short periods is good for health - reduced caloric intake is the only proven method of life extension - meaning we all eat way more than we need! think paleo diet. ...Read more
Low sodium: Drinking free water will dilute the level of sodium in the serum but only cutting down on adding salt to foods or not drinking soda with high sodium content can decrease the amount you intake. Will not advise increasing free water intake to lower sodium but modifying your diet should do the trick. ...Read more
Fasting blood sugar 181.8, hba1c > 7%, taking all vitamins, exercise 6 hrs/week, eat no sugar, eat high fibre, drink water, juice, wt. 67kilo, ht 5'5"?
Look into Paleo : Your lab numbers suggest you're on the path to diabetes. Even though you don't eat "sugar" any fiber or starch that your body can digest turns into sugar and fruit juice is sugar. Even things like diary that is thought of as healthy has sugar (lactose is a type of sugar). A person with lab numbers like yours has to limit all sugars and heal the damage. The paleo approach can help you do both. ...Read more
Have pain in kidneys more after drink water. Trace of blood in urine. Vegetarian w/ low protein intake + norm creatinine. Drink lots of water?
? hydronephrosis: Pain with fluid load suggests possible hydronephrosis (swelling of kidney" doe to partail obstruction at the ureterovesical juction (junction beteen kidney & urine tube leading to the bladder. Can also explain trace of blood. Best diagnosed by kidney ultrasound after a liberal fluid intake. Please take care of your protein intake tofu and grain in vegan, also eggs & cheese if not vegan. ...Read more
Insatiable thirst, drinking heaps(!), badly craving salt, but low urine output. Lethargic, LBP, puffy. ~2 wks, increasing fluids but no improvement.
Fluid intake: "The Institute of Medicine sets general guidelines for total water intake. It recommends that women consume a total of 91 ounces (that’s about 2.7 liters) per day – from all food and beverages combined. For men, it’s about 125 ounces a day (or 3.7 liters). Depending on your diet, about 25% of the water you consume comes from your food. " REF: http://www.doctoroz.com/blog/leigh-vinocur-md-facep/ho ...Read more
Water intake 3-4qts day for 6 m.Still high concentrated urine+fatigue,no sleep,rash,seizures.37lbs.lost /45 days?
Do something : seems serious problem. Check with PCP And if necessary get neuro consult. Cannot be solved in Q and A session like this ...Read more
Reverse osmosis: Ro just purifies water, removing arsenic, cyanide, prescription meds and lots more. There are a few junk-science studies and claims by obvious charlatans but i'd ignore them. Water treated by a home unit does have the mineral content reduced, but you get plenty of these from eating a regular diet -- even the world health organization realizes this. ...Read more
Can drinking too much water cause constipation? I drink nearly 8+ water bottles daily. Does that water get absorbed to fast by large intestine?
Hyponatremia is: very uncommon with just an episode of vomiting unless it is very prolonged, and by then most people would have sought medical attention. Heavily salted water can lead to further GI problems and further dehydration. Gatorade, pedilyte and similar preparations are safer and more effective, ...Read more
Weekly cycle of constipation, foul gas, bloating, abdominal pain. Prescribed 2 sachets laxido daily. Healthy diet, water and exercise. Ideas?
IBS: Time to be evaluated for IBS as well as gallbladder disease. You will need blood testing and an abdomianl ultrasound. Please make an appointment for a medical examination. ...Read more
Yes: Honey contains the sugars glucose and fructose. Both are absorbed directly into the blood stream. Glucose IS "blood sugar" so your blood sugar has to increase after you eat honey. Fructose, on the other hand, has a low glycemic index, meaning that it does not raise blood sugar as much as glucose. Honey should be considered equivalent to "sugar" and should be avoided by diabetic patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: This should be fine, but check with your doctor first. ...Read more
Drinking lots of fluids will help avoid orthostatic hypotension. Is plain filtered water enough or electrolyte water preferred?
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