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What Can I Drink Besides Water That Is Good For My Kidneys
Aside from water, which I drink plenty of, I feel like there is nothing healthy. What can I drink, aside from water, that would be okay for my health and easy to get?
Gatorade/electrolyte: Water is a very good drink to keep you hydrated but if possible you can drink gatorade and electrolyte drinks, in summer. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Doctors are always saying drink lemon water to help with my kidney stones. Only problem is the lemon water causes me to have a UTI. What else is good?
Can you please help what is in the drink for weight loss i kno it is lemon juice and salt or something?
The good and the bad: Lemons have vitamin c. Vitamin c is an antioxidant and is considered to be a healthy supplement. Vitamin c is citric acid and is erosive to teeth. If your teeth are in contact with citric acid for hours, the enamel on your teeth may microscopically erode. Best to rinse with plain water after minimize this. ...Read more
Is not drinking water for a day or two really not good? What are its side effects? Both inside and out. Thank you very much :)
Not good.: Body needs water to carry out basic physiologic processes and excrete waste. Kidneys must excrete about 1 liters per day in the average human. If you do not replace this ( and a little extra) you will become progressively dehydrated developing constipation, cotton mouth, headache and disorientation. If this is prolonged you will develop irreversible kidney failure. ...Read more
What is better for you to drink, water or gatorade? I heard the sodium in sports drink is not good for you! Thanks
In the middleof drinking what is the best way to get him to stop when asking for more alcohol what else can I do and does putting water in beer help?
Real tough: No answer for this. If he is already intoxicated, he will unlikely be able to adapt behavior. Drinking issues need to be addressed when he is singer. ...Read more
Why all doctors say that if weightlifting and have protein diet shoud I dring plenty of water and how much is plenty? Is it about dehydration or more?
Rhabdomyolysis: Rhabdomyolysis is a condition in which the muscles break down into a pigment that can get deposited in the kidneys and can cause kidney damage even kidney failure. That is why is it is recommended that people who do strenuous exercise regimen such as weight lifting drink enough water(say ~ 1 liter/day) to keep the kidneys perfused to prevent themselves from getting this complication. ...Read more
What is alkalife? And is it helpful for diabetic ppl? How? If so how i can't take it for a day and night? What is side effect of alkalife?
Bogus product: From what i can tell on the internet, alkalife is water with some minerals and alkaline to change the ph. As is true with the vast majority of these supplements, they are not regulated by the fda, they have no true scientific studies that show that they do anything of benefit for you. The web site is full of "testimonials", which mean nothing. Don't waste your money on bogus products. ...Read more
Hi sir, stones are forming in my kidneys. In the sunmer i can drink more water, but in the winter I am not doing it. Please advise me any other remedy?
No remedies: Some people form stones & others don't. The remedy for the stones is removal by us tank. Usually if u have no symptoms from them they r just observed. If u have symptoms or they r very large us ablation would b considered. This does not mean that u will no longer form new stones. ...Read more
There is 5.2mm stone in my kidney. How i can remove this .. Which medicine i take for this .. Which food i can eat and donot eat?
Kidney stone: This size kidney stone can shrink or it can grow. To get this to shrink, you must follow a very careful diet and fluid plan. Essential components are: drink 4 liters per day; drink at least one quart of strong lemonade per day; eat very little salt; minimize animal protein; add 4 servings of tropical fruit per day; avoid tea, chocolate, spinach, kale, okra, rhubarb (all rich in oxalate). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I drink a lot of soup and put ajinomoto for taste. Is this going to affect my liver ? Somebody told me it's bad for the liver. Thank you
Here are some ...: Advocating drinking a lot of water carries no scientific basis, but political correctness & commercialism. To prove it, let's mull over 2 Qs: 1. Have there been any animals like humans being taught & even forced to drink a lot of water? & 2. Where & how have we learned & discovered the knowledge on how to regulate water & electrolytes? Detail? To http://www.formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 18 years old and I love strong coffee I drink it everyday along with espresso is it bad for me if so in what way?
Okay I donate plasma at the plasma center they say my veins are really small so I have to drink a lot of water and I am not a water fan and can't drink a lot of water im always dehydrated what else could it mean? But I drink gatorade
Hydration, heat: Proper hydration gives you the best chance to have your veins full, ready for venipuncture. Drinking fluids which do not have caffeine helps, and applying heat to your arms for several minutes may help to dilate the veins. A bean bag placed in the microwave for several minutes will be warm enough for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear dr i don't like to drink to much water and i prefer juices i know that juice can contain sugar and it is not healthy so how can I change this.
Drinking water: I have found that having extremely cold water is easier to drink. There are also a lot of flavor additives now that you can add to the water. I would recommend you start by drinking the water with a flavor and over a months time slowly decrease the amount of flavoring until you have none. Everything is easier to drink through a straw! good luck. ...Read more
i need your advice. I like to drink the no sugar added juice. Is it really no sugar added? And how to really ensure the juice is actuall
Read the label : Generally the contents of the juice are printed on the packaging. ...Read more
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