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What Do Doctors Say About Drinking Hot Water From The Tap
Are there known chemical effects for mixing tap water and hot water? I like to drink warm water so I do this instead of letting hot water cool off.
No: There are no bad effects doing this. Water is water. ...Read more
Doc if i hve tonsils and i snore loudly in the nite....So is da snoring bcoz of tonsils?And also if i drink hot water can I get rid of snoring?
Can drinking too much tap water say 12 glasses a day cause cancer? I mostly drink filtered water. I have 2-3 glasses around the time I go to bed.
Unlikely, however:: Pure water doesn't increase cancer risk. Unfortunately carcinogens can contaminate tap water but a good filter removes most of those. Unfortunately filters don't remove fluoride, which is often deliberately added and may increase risk of some cancers- see http://tinyurl.com/78mcgts Only 6 million people in the UK have fluoridated water- see http://tinyurl.com/z58x7kj If yours is then avoid it! ...Read more
Why do doctors say to drink lots of water when you are constipated, doesn't it just make you feel more bloated?
It's the truth: Many cases of constipation are due to inadequate water intake. Water should not make you bloated as it is absorbed into the tissues or passes through into the colon very quickly. More water in the colon creates softer stools that move more quickly through the colon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just curious. Why do doctors always say get plenty of rest and drink plenty of water? How do these help the healing process?
Good question: Good question. Your body is primarily water which is lost through daily activities. It is important to replenish this. Many healing processes occur during sleep and is hormone related. Just think about how well you function mentally and physically when sleep deprived and dehydrated. ...Read more
I have had braces for a year now&I just started to get lightheadedness. I eat regularly, drink lots of water. I went to the doctor&he says its nothing?
My doctor says that if you drink water with sweets like mints it will cancel out the sugars damage. Could lower risk of diabetes too?
Bull. Get a new doc!: Let me restate: if you drink sugar, it will cancel out sugar and stop you from having a sugar problem. Here's what i would tell you: lower your carbohydrate intake, decrease the burden on your pancreas, keep your weight to a bmi in the mid-20s, exercise, and drink water. Living a healthy lifestyle will lower your risk of diabetes. Nothing 'cancels out' sugar damage. ...Read more
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