ABS-CBN SALAMAT DOK: Health Tips 8 (Drink Water Tips & Fleet Enema)

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The Right Way To Drink Water By Dr. Willie T. Ong for ABS-CBN’s Salamat Dok Our bodies are made up of mostly water. Just look at the facts: The brain contains 74% water, blood contains 83% water, lean muscle has 75% and bone has 22% water. Experts agree that water is one of the most powerful forms of treatment. So how come most people don’t drink enough water? 10 Health Benefits of Water: 1. Water prevents kidney stones. The most common cause of kidney stones is not drinking enough water. Since water dissolves the substances that form stones in the urine, drinking 12 glasses daily helps treat kidney stones. 2. Water treats urinary tract infection. The more water you drink, the more you will urinate. “Drinking lots of water will help flush out harmful bacteria from your bladder,” says Medical City kidney specialist Dr. Roberto Tanchanco. 3. Water helps patients with diarrhea by preventing dehydration. As a first-aid for diarrhea, you can make your own oral rehydration solution at home. Mix a glass of water with 2 teaspoons sugar and ¼ teaspoon salt, and drink as much as you can tolerate. This is similar to the dextrose solution in the hospital. 4. Water helps reduce fever. For symptoms of flu, water can help lower your body temperature when you urinate the “heat” out of your body. If you’re sick, drink more water for you to recover faster. 5. Water helps treat cough and colds, sore throat, and respiratory infections. Water helps loosen sticky phlegm. A respected lung

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One Response to “ABS-CBN SALAMAT DOK: Health Tips 8 (Drink Water Tips & Fleet Enema)”
  1. Charito M. Layag says:

    Dear Doctor Ong,
    Good day po. Ang husband ko po nagpacheck up sa neurologist pina EEG po sya normal nman po ang lab test nya. Ok din po BP nya at cholesterol. Ang work po nya seaman s barko po. Nag gagamot po sya s depression nya binigyan po sya ng doctor ng vitamins at sleeping pills. 1 week pong pinainom ang sleeping pills n leponex. The other week po sabi ng doctor n iinumin lang ang pill kung di talaga makatulog. Ang problem po nya di po sya makatulog kung di iinom ng leponex. Ang tanong ko po doc kung pwede po b sya uminom ng melatonin kahit di n nmin sabihin s doctor nya. At ask ko po kung ano brand ang maganda, un po bang Trianon Melatonin-T o un pong s US n gawa ng GNC . Sana po doc sagutin nyo po ito. Salamat po.

    God bless po.

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