Dehydration

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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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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How a Simple Glass of Water Can Alleviate Joint Pain

The effects of dehydration can be far-reaching--but most people don't realize it can contribute to joint pain and stiffness, even if you don't have arthritis. Some of the primary ingredients in joint products are carbohydrate and protein complexes known as glycosaminoglycans (called GAGs for short).…

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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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