Dehydration

Relieve Joint Pain with Good Old-Fashioned Water

Dehydration is one of the most common underlying causes of countless health issues—everything from headaches and constipation to blood pressure problems. But most people don’t associate dehydration with joint pain and stiffness. Many of the fluids we consume nowadays--soft drinks, tea, coffee, alcohol…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…meal to someone undergoing chemotherapy and then, after being unable to hold the meal down, claiming that eating following chemotherapy causes dehydration and mineral loss and should be avoided. Let me be clear. This latest negative study doesn’t change my mind on eggs at all. I still consider them…

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Got the Flu? Here's What to Do.

…avoid going to the ER unless you really are experiencing truly serious symptoms, like shortness of breath or severe vomiting (which can lead to dehydration and could warrant IV fluids). ERs are overrun with flu patients right now, so unless you’re in seriously bad shape, it’s likely that you will…

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Body Cleansing Detoxification Starts With the Skin

…(called sebaceous glands) and hundreds of sweat glands. Your skin is an extremely complex organ. Besides protecting the underlying tissues from dehydration and bacteria invasion, it performs many other vital functions. It also helps control body temperature, store chemicals, synthesize several compounds…

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On Women and Fluid Retention

…tendency. For one, because of their naturally occurring, higher level of body fat, women have less water reserves, making it easier for them to become dehydrated. Additionally, some women have a problem with excess estrogen, which also causes the body to retain water. The excess fluid is the reason for the…

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