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Are antibiotics and steroids' properties affected by high temperatures? [closed]

I have been mixing antibiotics and steroids for my dog in his food, without realising that this is often mixed in hot (almost boiling) water, to make it more appealing to him. Has this neutralised the ...
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What could be the reasons(s) behind improved SENSE of “mobility” after sauna? [closed]

It is my experience that after having indulged in "warmth", either by being in a sauna or through other means, I kinda loose some shackels the next day and am more readily available for action, ...
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Drink Cold, Warm, or Hot water. Which one is better for constipation?

I want to ask, between cold, warm and hot water, which one is better to drink for relieving constipation? Sources and references please. Regards
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Is it ineffective to drink cold water to cool down when you are warm?

I have heard many times that drinking cold water when you are warm is not an effective way to cool down. The most common supposed reason that I have heard is that the body needs to spend a ...
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Is cold temprature shock harmful for healthy people?

I often take cold showers and I also usually go under the cold water suddenly because I think it makes me stronger and makes me have more control over my nerves. I can imagine it could be bad for ...
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(Why) does hot water dry our skin more?

So I'm still trying to figure out whether it matters if you take a hot or cold or lukewarm or something-in-between shower. All the answers I found around the web were like "Yes, hot water does dry ...
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Does a hot bath effect fertility in men?

I was taught that a man's testes are outside his body because sperm can't handle inside-body temperature. I was thinking there are other times where a man's testes heat up. Like in a bath or spa or ...
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Does drinking hot liquids help when you're sick?

My mom, when I would get sick, would make me drink lots of hot tea, or sometimes soup, believing that it helps. Edit: As followup on comments: There is fair confusion on why am I asking about water ...
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How long should you wait after lunch if you want to take a bath, and why?

Is it true that one shouldn't take a bath after lunch? If so, does it depend on how heavy the lunch is? whether one is taking a bath or a shower or bathing in a river? how warm or cold the water ...
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Does having one's skin pores closed or open affect its health?

I've stumbled upon a long marketing post about better shaving techniques and instruments, which briefly mentions that "You should close your skin's pores after shaving by splashing your face with cold ...
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Can cold drinks be taken with or after meals?

I see many people drinking cold drinks (icy cold) during or after meals. A Google search gives links saying that drinking cold drinks or water during or after meals is harmful [1]. However, there is ...
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How cold can an asthmatic's drinking water be?

For an asthmatic, drinking cold water can apparently trigger (or worsen) an asthma attack. (See here for example.) How cold is cold water for this purpose? I'm trying to find some threshold, between ...