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Can drinking ultra-pure water be dangerous?

ACUTE effects of drinking distilled water The idea behind the myth that distilled water is harmful is that its low osmolality ("tonicity") could dangerously decrease the blood osmolality, which is ...
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Rheumatism as "Wind-wetness"

"Rheumatism" isn't one disease. It's not even a set of closely related diseases, it's just a name for anything affecting the joints and/or connective tissue. As such, there is a wide range of ...
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Is the spit test for candida legitimate?

You're correct, your friend is indeed gullible. Oropharyngeal candidiasis can be diagnosed by an experienced clinician by looking at the mouth to see characteristic plaques, or by taking swabs for ...
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