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7 Ways to Relieve Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a common digestion related condition that feels like a burning sensation and mild pain. Also known as heartburn, the sensations is normally felt in food pipe and lower chest regions. It is a digestive problem in which the stomach acid flows back into the food pipe and causes burning and irritation. If […]

How much water should I drink?

Often your are advised that you should aim for a certain amount of water a day! Well there hasn’t been any scientific study to prove any such amount that you should adhere to. Ever person is unique and they have a unique requirement for daily water intake. Our bodies regulate how much water our body […]

Is it true that I can drink too much water?

Yes it is true that your can drink too much water. You can have an excess of everything, even water…  We should only drink as much water as we feel thirsty for. Drinking too much water can lower the important levels of minerals such as salt, or sodium in your blood to a dangerously low […]

Does alcohol count towards my daily fluid/water intake?

Although most common forms of alcohol that we drink are already diluted with water, we should always aim to keep ourself hydrated when drinking alcohol. Alcohol can be very dehydrating and we should keep well hydrated.  And when drinking alcohol you should try to stick to the recommended guidelines for men and women. This can […]

Do other liquids such as tea, coffee, protein shake or juices count towards my daily water intake requirement?

As we have discussed before, you shouldn’t adhere to a set daily amount of water intake. The liquids above count as fluids intake as they all contain water. Your body indicates to you when you should drink water by making you feel thirsty. However, this does not contain fluids/liquids like alcohol and medicines as they […]