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Will Drinking Vinegar Help Clean Blood Vessels
Not likely. : Blood in urine can be caused by many things, some benign, and some serious. Water generally won't help treat the underlying reason for the presence of blood in urine, although in the case of kidney stones or even uti's, it may help prevent them along with taking other preventative measures. If you have persistent blood in your urine, please see a nephrologist for further evaluation. Be well. ...Read more
No: Not a recommended treatment. A study in rats found that vinegar could lower high blood pressure (in rats). That was apple cider vinegar. No proven effect in humans that i could find. In large amounts, vinegar can lower your potassium. The hydrochlorothiazide you take also lowers potassium. Check with your doctor to make sure you don't cause problems with low potassium while trying vinegar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intriguing research: Cranberry juice is rich in d-mannose which can treat/prevent urinary infections. New research shows the antioxidants in it can improve arterial dilation & may help arteries be less stiff. It looks like cranberry juice can prevent arteriosclerosis but it is not yet clear if it "cleans out" arteries- more research is needed- but it may reduce calcium deposits. See my comment for links to more info. ...Read more
Will drinking water help lower blood pressure and help with weight loss? If so, how much water should we drink to help lower blood pressure?
Hmm...: Kidney does not have storage of salt. It a filtration organ which selectively filters out bad chemicals, excess metabolites from blood ( body ). More water will be excreted out by kidney......if you drink excess than daily need. During the process you will loose some electrolytes. ...Read more
Vinegar doesn't work: and nothing else does either, at least nothing else that won't be detected by the current testing methods used. Water loading will reduce the creatinine and specific gravity of urine- that is detectable. Use of acidic substances (which actually makes almost no difference anyway) will alter the urine pH and that will be detected, and other cleansing agents don't work. STOP SMOKING POT - that works. ...Read more
No but: Reducing sodium intake can help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hydration is good: Sure. Being adequately hydrated is really important for good health. If by drinking water, you are drinking less of calorie laden drinks that will make you overweight and more prone to hypertension, then yes that will help. I don't think there's a direct correlation between water and lowering bp, but certainly an overall healthier option. ...Read more
No: THC is stored in fat cells. Vinegar may mask THC, but it is not likely to reduce the amount. ...Read more
If I switch from coffee, tea and pop to sugar free diluted juice which has plenty of water in will it help clear clogged pores on face?
Fruits, vegs, water: Yes, increasing water and decreasing sugar will help. Also cleaning with a mild but non-drying soap such as Neutrogena. Take vitamins A,E, D, and Zinc for your skin. Keep it clean but don't scrub hard. Use tissue paper to blot any excess oil. If you can get a prescription for Tretinoin, that will help your face skin to turn over and decrease pores. Or, look for a product with retinoids. ...Read more
No: It does not help.Get a more detailed answer ›
I woke up with broken blood vessels at the end of my nose, it's scary, i don't drink or smoke, pretty big area. Help!
Sudden rosacea: Some still think rosacea is gradual, but there are many for whom it is sudden. I'll give a link. Causes can include too various damaging things like sun tanning, harsh washing, spicy food, etc. Seek a doctor with significant experience in rosacea. http://www.rosaceagroup.org/the_rosacea_forum/showthread.php?16563-severe-rosacea-out-of-nowhere good luck. ...Read more
Do the blood vessels in your brain shrink if you never drink water? And how do they go back to the normal size?
When the woman was drawing my blood today she said my veins look flat and i need a drink water? I drink four to five bottles a day. Wut did she mean?
If people: Are dehydrated, veins are collapsed. But you might have tiny veins to begin with. ...Read more
I have just recovered from sinus infection.(self diagnosis) Every time I clean or touch inside my nose blood comes out.When would blood vessels heal ?
I broke a blood vessel in my eye. My doctor told me not to take fish oil. Should I also stop drinking carrot juice which also has a lot of vitamin A?
No: A search for a natural cure for "clogged" vessels is an ongoing one. Many have claimed to be effective, but none has proved to be so. I am afraid you will run into a big disappointment trying to find one if you press so. ...Read more
You cannot: Blood vessels in or on the cornea are uncommon and are usually due to chronic inflammation, infection, contact lens and cleaner toxicity or extended dryness. There are other causes as well. You probably know about these because your ophthalmologist noticed them (you are seeing an ophthalmologist aren't you?) and has instituted treatment. You cannot treat them by yourself. ...Read more
Both: Overall Dopamine constricts blood vessels, and this medicine is used in icus for patients with dangerously low blood pressures. However, at low doses, certain blood vessels in the body, such as the kidney, Dopamine can relax the vessels to increase blood flow (helps perfuse the kidney so that they can do their job better). ...Read more
Usually trauma: The veins on top of the hands are very prone to injury from simply hitting them against an object. This would be the most common reason for them to be bruised and subsequently bleed. Other causes could be medications that you are taking such as aspirin, fish oil and even some vitamins. You may want to follow up with a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Blood vessels : The inside of your cheek is a mucous membrane and it is possible to see small blood vessel's which are very superficial.The inner cheek is almost like a transparently window into the underlying soft tissues. ...Read more
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