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waterA colourless liquid composed of hydrogen and oxygen, which is critical to life and most biological reactions/
Proper hydration (i.e., ingestion of adequate water) is believed to alleviate altitude sickness, common cold, diarrhoea (see BRATT diet), muscle soreness, prevent illness, hangover, increase mental faculties, and mental agility; adequate consumption of water (six to eight glasses per day) is considered a healthy habit, although most people do not.
A regional term for methamphetamine, PCP, or a mixture of marijuana and other substances in a cigar.
Often taken for granted, potable fresh water is readily accessible to only 54% of humans.
waterH2O A colorless liquid critical for biologic reactions See Bottled water, Drinking water, Finished water, Fluoridated water, Hard water, Heavy water, Hydrotherapy, Individual water, Mineral water, Musket shot water, Raw water, Reagent grade water, Soft water, Source water, Spring water, Surface water.
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waterThe oxide of hydrogen. Water is essential for life and provides about 70% of the body weight in lean people and about 50% in the obese. The body of the average 70 kg man contains about 40 l of water. Just over half the total body water is within the cells and the remainder is outside, partly in the blood, but mainly in the tissue spaces surrounding the cells. Water molecules are very small and move freely across cell membranes. Water is lost from the body in the urine, in evaporation from the skin, in the expired air and in the faeces. Losses are reduced automatically if there is reduced intake. Restricting water intake is dangerous especially in hot conditions.
watera colourless, odourless liquid that is the most abundant component of any organism (over 60% by weight in humans). Life almost certainly originated in water and it provides the medium for biological reactions to take place.
Patient discussion about water
Q. Can you develop and allergy to water? I know it sounds strange, but in the past month every time my 4 y/o nephew takes a bath his hands and feet get itchy. Or at least that’s what he complains about. At first my sister thought he was just making it up – you know how kids don’t like to shower, but now she is going to take him to the doctor.
Q. Is drinking too much water harmful? Is there a condition like “water overdose”?
Q. Has anyone used Kangen Water? Its alkaline with high antioxidants and micro clustered oxygen molecules (Japanese Technology) Enagic Manufactures it.