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Why Anorexics Drink Hot Water
It does not: When you drink salty fluids you get thirsty because of the increase of salt level in blood. The thirst mechanism does not mean you are dehydrated. It makes you drink lots of water which will correct high salt in blood by diluting it back to normal. ...Read more
I stopped drink soda and started drinking flavored water, but the flavored water is carbonated water! Is carbonated water bad for you?
Yes: Drinking ice cold water does burn calories however, the amount burned is approximately 70 calories if you drink 64 ounces of cold water a day. This is a significant amount over a period of time but you must exercise and watch what you eat to lose significant weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water is healthy. : So both cold and hit will give you same effect regardless. In warm weather drinking cold water has an added benefit of cooling you down. Similarly in cold weather you feel worse by drinking cold water. So in other words the temperature of water has nothing to do with its effectiveness but has to do with comfort. ...Read more
No matter how much water i drink I have an insatiable thirst. I drink 20, 8 ounce glasses of water and still feel like i'm dying of thirst, why?
Can drinking too much water make ur mouth salivate alot? I drank two 50.7 oz water bottles today and i feel like i'm making too much saliva
How much water should you drink per day? Some say 64 oz. some say drink when thirsty--which is it?
When thirsty: The science is clear: healthy persons without certain conditions (such as some kidney diseases) should drink when thirsty and otherwise don't worry about it. The 64 oz (8 glasses) guideline includes all the water that exists naturally in food and drink. Excellent article in today's NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/25/upshot/no-you-do-not-have-to-drink-8-glasses-of-water-a-day.html ...Read more
Drinking plenty of water is supposed to be good for you. Right? Too much water make me sick. My body craves sweet fruity drinks more than water.
Habits: Craving is a phenomenon of habit. It is not biology or physiology. It is a symptom of addiction and is not in any way a message from your body that you really 'need' this for your health. This is addiction. Plain and simple and something to work on changing by stopping the product you crave! ...Read more
If chronically dehydrated- never drank water, drank moderate alcohol for years- now stopped alcohol, start drink water. How long body to rehydrate?
Thermal cycling: I will assume that your intent was to inquire about alternating between hot tea and cold water, as simultaneous consumption of both would require mind-boggling oral gymnastics. However, this scenario puts the teeth through "thermal cycling"-- rapid change between heat and cold. This is stressful for the teeth, and may induce pulpitis if the temperature change is sufficiently severe and frequent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why does regular water not quench my thirst but the carbonated water we make (from tap water) does?
Placebo: There is no difference. The regular water is boring, while or seltzer water you put some effort and feel as a more satisfying alternative. The fact is that both are equally good for you. Good luck. ...Read more
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