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Diuretic (Definition)

By strict definition, a diuretic is any medicine causing increased urination. More practically, a diuretic is a medicine causing the kidney to secrete excess fluid by blocking the re-absorption of either water itself or electrolytes like sodium (primarily), potassium, chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). These medicines are effective treatments for many disorders including ...Read more


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Are water pills good for you?

Are water pills good for you?

Diuretics: Should only be taken for certain conditions as prescribed by a physician. Take care! ...Read more

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How much weight can you lose a day with water pills?

How much weight can you lose a day with water pills?

Water pills: Water loss never represents true weight loss. Your weight may vary by a couple of pounds based on water retention but you should never consider water lost to be real weight loss. Your body tightly regulates fluid retention so when you start drinking again the weight will come back. ...Read more

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How much water weight can you lose in 1 week by taking water pills?

How much water weight can you lose in 1 week by taking water pills?

Depends: Presuming no excess fluid (patients in heart failure for instance carry around extra fluid) you can loose quite a bit of water weight using diuretics as a large % body weight is actually water. Wrestlers sometimes will lose 20+ lbs with a mixture of sweating and diuretics in order to "make weight". This is not healthy however. If you want to lose fat (instead of water) eat healthy real food. ...Read more

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How can I stop retaining fluids? I'm not eating a lot of salts and not even eating a lot but I gain water weight, water pills don't help, why is it doin

How can I stop retaining fluids? I'm not eating a lot of salts and not even eating a lot but I gain water weight, water pills don't help, why is it doin

Fluid retention: Are you very overweight? Every eight pounds of fat tissue contain a pint of water. Other causes of fluid retention include certain medications, and disorders of the heart, kidneys and liver. Your physician who knows you best can advise you better, however. Don't add salt to your foods or cooking as there is already plenty of sodium in many foods. ...Read more

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Diuretics (water pills) make you sweat?

Diuretics (water pills) make you sweat?

Diuretics: Diuretics generally don't make one sweat, if they cause diuresis, the drop in fluid volume generally works against sweating but environment and physiologic factors can vary this. ...Read more

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Can you take water pills with gout medicine?

Ask your physician: He should be able to advise you on what is best for your specific condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are water pills safe for 15 year old?

Why does a 15 yo: Need water pills? Hopefully, not to maintain or lose weight. For menstrual bloating there is a teen midol that can be used. For any other purposes please discuss with girl's physician. ...Read more

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Expert opinion please: could taking water pills kill me?

Expert opinion please: could taking water pills kill me?

Not when taken: As perscribed or as directed. Do you want to over-dose on water pills? Are you using water pills or laxatives to reduce or control your weight? . If you answered yes to either of these questions please obtain prompt help from a psychologist and/or a psychiatrist. Let you family physician know what is going on as well. ...Read more

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How can I lose fifteen pounds in two weeks without water pills?

How can I lose fifteen pounds in two weeks without water pills?

For most people that: Rate of loss is way too fast. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight tra ...Read more

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Can you lose weight on water pills? If so how long does it take?

Can you lose weight on water pills? If so how long does it take?

Yes, but. . .: All you lose on water pills is water weight. Actually not just water but body fluids and certain mineral electrolytes which if not replenished can cause you health problems. You do not lose body fat which should be the aim of any weight loss program. Consider paleolithic style eating. ...Read more

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I weight 241 I want to lose weight is it aleuts if I take diet water pills and lipizene?

I weight 241 I want to lose weight is it aleuts if I take diet water pills and lipizene?

Water & diet pill: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting or a pill, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, & start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Water/diet pills are not the answer. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if it's laxitives, bulemia, water pills or a combination of all three?

Can you please tell me if it's laxitives, bulemia, water pills or a combination of all three?

Please try again...: This question needs to be re-phrased, in order to be understandable. ...Read more

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Do water pills cause constipation?

Do water pills cause constipation?

Yes: As these medications work to lower blood pressure by decreasing body fluids they can cause decrease fluid in the intestines which then leads to constipation. ...Read more

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Can some diabetic medications or some water pills reduce your erectal capabilities?

Can some diabetic medications or some water pills reduce your erectal capabilities?

Yes: Certain blood pressure medications have the potential to interfere with erection. Also, prolonged or uncontrolled diabetes has also been known to interfere with erections. ...Read more

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If I were to take water pills while doing dbol would it effect the overall outcome of my cycle?

If I were to take water pills while doing dbol would it effect the overall outcome of my cycle?

Avoid Dianabol: Dianabol (Metandienone) is an anabolic steroid, which you should not be taking because it can severely impact your endocrine system, suppressing your ovarian function which can lead to irregular bleeding from your uterus. Your ovaries make important hormones that would be impacted by your use of anabolic steroids at the same time. ...Read more