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Will Salt Water Irritate
Crenation: Crenation causes bacterial cells to contract after exposure to a hypertonic solution, due to the loss of water through osmosis. This causes the bacterial cells to die, thereby decreasing bacterial counts and the toxins they release. The warm water also stimulates blood flow and cleanses the tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much faster does drinking Warm Salt Water help Nasal cilia move than drinking Regular Warm Water?
Nasal Rinses: Drinking warm salt water vs regular water will have no effect on your nasal cilia. Staying well hydrated with regular water can help thin out nasal secretions. Benefits of saline (saltwater) nasal rinses include: washes the mucus and irritants from your nose, moisturizes the sinus passages, studies have shown that nasal irrigation improves cell function (the cells that move the mucus work better). ...Read more
Short term: Salt water mouthwash rinses are an excellent short term treatment when you have wounds in the mouth, for instance, when you’ve had teeth removed.Longer term, the salt water is acidic, so there would be a problem if you were to use it every day, it could erode the teeth, but is not necessarily abrasive to the teeth. It is the acidity of the salt water that could eat away and soften the enamel ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've a gum inflammation. When you are doing warm salt water rinses how much salt and water do you use?
1 tablespoon in 8 oz: Gum inflammation can be the culprit of many other diseases. While warm salt water is one way to decrease gum inflammation, it's important to see your dentist to make sure there are no other treatment to do. Brushing with baking soda and peroxide can also improve the health of gums as well as daily flossing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recipe: Rather than repeat it, i will refer you to this link: http://www.Aaaai.Org/conditions-and-treatments/treatments/saline-sinus-rinse-recipe.Aspx ...Read more
Minimally and: Minimally and indirectly. The salt may kill off some of the bacteria, but many strains are resistant or not effected by mild levels of salt. It is a misconception to think that the salt water will directly kill off the bacteria. Gargling with salt water simply creates a dehydrated environment that the bacteria find less hospitable and potentially dangerous. ...Read more
Yes: It softens them.Get a more detailed answer ›
Need location: The cause of infection is more important than infection itself. Candida is a natural yeast on our body if it is over growing means something is wrong in our body. Please see a doctor, it is important to treat the cause before treating the symptom. Let me quote uptodate: self treating wastes money, wastes time you do not feel better and you end up going to the doctor ...Read more
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
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