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Should I drink coconut water daily? Many sites praise the health effect

Example article found with DDG: 8 Science-Based Health Benefits of Coconut Water The Bottom Line Coconut water is a delicious, nutritious and natural beverage that’s extremely good for you. ...
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What is the “best” or most accurate way to measure bodily hydration?

We all know that there are important benefits to good hydration. No question there. I recently heard about a study (unfortunately I didn't catch the author's name) concluding that water is not close ...
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Might there be symptom-less cell damage from rapid hydration?

From time to time an athlete dies from guzzling water right after a race. From what I understand the rapid influx of water overwhelms the cells and causes them to burst. For those of us who have ...
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Values of Body Hydration Values to calibrate the readings of Galvanic skin response sensor

I am trying to make a circuit to implement a Galvanic skin response sensor to measure the skin resistance and then use it to find the skin conductance. Then, I wish to calibrate these readings with ...
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Why do I feel dehydrated when I wake up very early? [closed]

Occasionally I have to get up very early for flights, surveys etc and only get a couple of hours sleep. As soon as I wake up, my throat feels completely dry and I am extremely dehydrated. The only way ...
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Hydrating before a fast day

There are a few days a year in which certain religions fast. I was wondering if there's an evidence based approach for absorbing a lot of water before to help keep oneself hydrated. I was reading ...
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Rehydrate & avoiding dehydration without excessive urination?

I spend most of my time in nice air conditioning, but there are a few times when I anticipate allot of excercise where I'm at risk of dehydrating to the point that I will develop a headache. Usually ...
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Getting thirsty often even consuming water often- why? [closed]

I am getting thirsty often even consuming water often, more than 5 liters per day. Still I feel thirsty when I did not consuming water. Also I feel dry in my head always. I think it was the outcome of ...
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Does drinking water increase the risk of shock with an open wound?

First let me explain the scenario: Someone received an open wound, lets assume from a cut so no blunt-forced trauma meaning no reason to suspect internal injuries. The wound is bad enough that serious ...
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Is it necessary to hydrate before doing a double red cell blood donation?

So, I gave blood today, as is my habit about every 112 days, going on the apharesis machine to do a double red donation. After the donation, as usual, I found myself having to urinate more often than ...
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Consequences of habitual overconsumption of water?

I know the consequences of drinking too little water (dehydration then death), and drinking too much water within a period of time (also death), but what are the consequences of consistently drinking ...
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In drinking hot, warm, room temperature, or cold water - is water temperature proven to be connected with any health benefit?

Is there scientific proof that the temperature of water (e.g., above or below room temperature) in our water consumption is connected with any health benefit? Auyrveda testimonials I've seen online ...
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Why does hand lotion make me feel thirsty?

I noticed a few years ago that when I use hand lotion, I get thirsty. Is there any medical/scientific reason this happens?
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Does pure lanolin for sale in stores still contain vitamins?

I have heard that lanolin is a great source of certain vitamins, particularly vitamin d2 & d3. I like to use lanolin on my skin as a moisturizer, but I'd much rather use it in it's most natural ...
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How to deal with overhydration?

I have been told by a gym trainer, that I am quite possibly overhydrated. Are there any home remedies for this?
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how it's better to drink water, fast or slowly?

I usually drink water by small slips and I read that it's the best way to do this, for example: First off, sit down to drink (just as you should sit down to eat). Take sips, not full-glass ...
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Is decaffeinated coffee a diuretic?

Caffeine is a known diuretic, stimulates urine production, and I have even seen "potential dehydration" as one of the arguments in the perennial "is coffee good or bad" debate. It also changes blood ...