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Doctor insights on: Why Anorexics Drink Hot Water

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Can people who suffer from anorexia only drink water?

Can people who suffer from anorexia only drink water?

No: If someone consistently only drank water it would be only a matter of time until they died. However, an anorexic may go periods of time on a water fast. The anorexic may get by on minimum calories. ...Read more

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Drinking hot water is good for health?

Drinking hot water is good for health?

Yes: Drinking hot water is just fine for one's health, as long it is not too hot. Water has no fat, no sugar, no salt, and no chemical flavorings/sweeteners, so is good for the body as long as one is not overdoing the water-drinking. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Hot tap water: Http://www. Berkeleywellness. Com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/hot-tap-water-safe-drink

http://www. Cdc. Gov/nceh/lead/tips/water. Htm

Apparently there may be lead in the pipes (not banned till 1986) and more likely to leach with hot water. So use cold water, heat in micorwave ...Read more

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Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Probably not: My parents always drank a glass of hot water at bedtime and persuaded me to do it. I never knew why or that it made any difference to complexion. ...Read more

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Is drinking warm/hot water healthy for you? Better than cold water? And why? Thanks

No difference: Your body doesn't seem to mind whether the liquids you drink are hot or cold. There is no advantage to drinking hot water. ...Read more

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Sometimes I like to drink a cup of hot water with a bouillon cube wheni want something hot. Is this bad for me?

Sometimes I like to drink a cup of hot water with a bouillon cube wheni want something hot. Is this bad for me?

No: Many people do this. Do keep in mind that there is a lot of sodium in most bouillon cubes, but if you are healthy in general, no worries. ...Read more

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If I drink warm or hot water everymorng wil it help me loss weight or what should I add on the water and am doing execrises?

If I drink warm or hot water everymorng wil it help me loss weight or what should I add on the water and am doing execrises?

Myths: First, yes, of course, people who stay well hydrated are healthier in general. But, 'warm' or 'hot' water will not in any way lead to real weight loss. This is a false myth. ...Read more

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Recently I have started having an itch problem the day after I drink alcohal. I also get a burning prickly sensation when I am hot or touch hot water.

Recently I have started having an itch problem the day after I drink alcohal. I also get a burning prickly sensation when I am hot or touch hot water.

Itching: Generalized itchiness can have several causes. If a transient mosquito bite-like rash appears, then the itching is related to hives, or urticaria. If no rash, then itching is usually related to irritated or dry skin. Alcohol is particularly drying as it causes free water loss by the kidney. Bathing with hot water can also cause irritation/dryness. Cholinergic urticaria is also related to heat. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink hot water?

Food and Drinking: Of course. Not sure where this simple question is coming from. Billions of people are living who drink hot drinks all day every day. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink hot water always?

Food Questions: Of course. If not billions of people who drink tea or coffee all of the time would be in trouble. ...Read more

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Is drinking hot water good for your health?

Is drinking hot water good for your health?

Drinking: Water at all comfortable temperatures is NECESSARY for your health. HOT water has no specific remedial qualities except it probably makes better Tea!

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Hi Is Mixing Hot Water And Cold Water For Drinking causes any problem???

Not unless dirty.: No problem with doing this, if the water is safe for drinking. Why do you think it might be bad? ...Read more

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I started drinking hot water and have lost so much weight without changing my diet. It's like a secret I don't want ppl 2 know. What gives?

I started drinking hot water and have lost so much weight without changing my diet. It's like a secret I don't want ppl 2 know. What gives?

Weight loss: I am not familiar with the effect of "hot water ingestion" on a person's overall body mass index / body weight.

This might be best answered by a Gastroenterologist.

At the very least you have stimulated me to due research on this topic. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight drinking water if it's hot water?

No: One can not loose weight only by drinking water, one has to decrease the caloric intake or increase the caloric burn by exercise or inc metabolism. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to drink hot water with honey in it before sleep?

Is it healthy to drink hot water with honey in it before sleep?

Not unhealthy: If it's your preference - fine. There is no specific health benefit to having honey at bedtime. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

Traditional Chinese: Medicine would encourage room temp water. Http://www. Medicaldaily. Com/health-benefits-warm-water-6-ways-drinking-warm-water-can-heal-your-body-282218 ...Read more

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Can I get any nutritional benefit from drinking freshly ground flax seeds in hot water?

Can I get any nutritional benefit from drinking freshly ground flax seeds in hot water?

Sure: You can add ground flax seed to lots of foods & beverages. Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega – 3 –fatty acids in the flaxseed. ...Read more

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Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Water temperature: I am not aware of literature indicating that water temperature will have an impact on weight loss. ...Read more

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Does drinking a mixture of hot water and cinnamon actually help people lose weight? Is it healthy and not harming?

Does drinking a mixture of hot water and cinnamon actually help people lose weight? Is it healthy and not harming?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Why is my voice breaking? Sometimes, I am asked to speak up because my voice is low. Most of the time, I drink hot water to clear my voice.

Why is my voice breaking? Sometimes, I am asked to speak up because my voice is low. Most of the time, I drink hot water to clear my voice.

Multiple reasons: Complaints like yours are often found in people who either chronic post nasal drip - pnd- (nasal drainage on to the vocal cords) or possibly even reflux. If its pnd, then I usually rec an anti-histamine. If its reflux then are otc reflux meds. A good history by your primary care md or an ENT will help point you to the right direction. ...Read more