Jul 27, 2015
Avoid becoming dehydrated. Drink water, lots of water. Eight 8 oz glasses of water a day, at least.
Your body is mostly water. If you end up in a deficit, heat sickness or heat stroke may ensue.
Drink room temperature water to be able to drink more and absorb more. Here’s a website that explains...
Jul 20, 2015
Stomach acid causes heartburn.
Long-term reflux problems leads to a GERD diagnosis.
Stomach acid has a pH of 2.
Low pH = acid; High pH = base
Stomach acid is Hydrochloric acid (HCl)
The molecules of the acid like to spend their time joining together and breaking apart. So by...
Jul 18, 2015
Stool softener (Colace = Docuasate) - it’s job is to go into your digestive tract and attract water to soften things up.
Laxative (Dulcolax = Bisocodyl) - increases peristalsis (natural, rhythmic wave-like movement of your intestinal muscles).
Constipation can be...
Jul 18, 2015
All of the cells in your body depend on different forms of sugars to make energy (mostly glucose though).
Insulin works like a key to unlock the doors of the cells and let the sugar in to be used.
Adults get newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes too, it's not just a childhood disease like a lot of marking...
Jul 16, 2015
Studies have been done regarding deaths caused by Acetaminophen (APAP) overdose, and they are finding that kids and adults are dying from having too much medicine with just a little bit extra over the recommended dose. [This American Life did a whole episode on Tylenol...