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Hi Folks, you might find this useful

received this from a friend today and hereby forward it to some

> other of my friends who I fear might find themselves in these circumstances.

> Perhaps a worthwhile read.

>

>

>

> MAYO CLINIC - DRINKING WATER

>

> This is indeed good information. A cardiologist determined

> that heart attacks can be triggered by dehydration. Now I carry a bottle

> of water wherever I go. aspirin is also a good idea!

>

> I keep my aspirin in a small plastic baggie in my wallet!!

>

>

>

> Good Thing To Know . From The Mayo Clinic.

>

> How many folks do you know who say they don't want to drink

> anything before going to bed because they'll have to get up during the night

> ?

>

> Heart Attack or Water - Drinking one glass of water before

> going to bed avoids stroke or heart attack . I did not know this .

>

> Interesting.......

>

> Something else I didn't know ... I asked my Doctor why

> people need to urinate so much at night time.

>

> Answer from my Cardiac Doctor:

>

> Gravity holds water in the lower part of your body when you

> are upright (legs swell).

>

> When you lie down and the lower body (legs and etc)

>

> seeks level with the kidneys, it is then that the kidneys

> remove the water because it is easier. I knew you need your minimum water to

> help flush the toxins out of your body, but this was news to me.

>

> Correct time to drink water... Very Important.

>

> From A Cardiac Specialist!

>

> Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness

> on the body:

>

> 2 glasses of water after waking up - helps activate internal

> organs:

>

> 1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal - helps digestion:

>

> 1 glass of water before taking a bath - helps lower blood

> pressure:

>

> 1 glass of water before going to bed - avoids stroke or

> heart attack:

>

> I can also add to this...

>

> My Physician told me that water at bed time will also help

> prevent night time leg cramps. Your leg muscles are seeking hydration when

> they cramp and wake you up with Charlie Horse.

>

> Mayo Clinic on Aspirin -

>

> Dr. Virend Somers is a Cardiologist from the Mayo Clinic who

> is the lead author of the report in the July 29, 2008 issue of the Journal

> of the American College of Cardiology.

>

> Most heart attacks occur in the day, generally between 6

> A.M. and noon.

>

> Having one during the night, When the heart should be most

> at rest, means that something unusual happened. Dr.Somers and his

> colleagues have been working for a decade to show that sleep apnea is to

> blame.

>

> 1. If you take an aspirin or a baby aspirin once a day,

> take it at night.

>

> The reason: Aspirin has a 24-hour "half-life"; therefore, if

> most heart attacks happen in the wee hours of the morning, the Aspirin would

> be strongest in your system.

>

> 2. Aspirin lasts a really long time in your medicine chest;

> for years. (when it gets old, it smells like vinegar).

>

> Please read on.

>

> Something that we can do to help ourselves - nice to know.

>

> Bayer is making crystal aspirin to dissolve instantly on the

> tongue. They work much faster than the tablets.

>

> Why keep Aspirin by your bedside? It's about Heart Attacks -

>

> There are other symptoms of a heart attack, besides the pain

> on the left arm. One must also be aware of an intense pain on the chin, as

> well as nausea and lots of sweating; however, these symptoms may also occur

> less frequently.

>

> Note: There may be NO pain in the chest during a heart

> attack.

>

> The majority of people (about 60%) who had a heart attack

> during their sleep did not wake up.

>

> However, if it occurs, the chest pain may wake you up from

> your deep sleep. If that happens, immediately dissolve two aspirins in your

> mouth and swallow them with a bit of water.

>

> Afterwards: - Call 911. - Unlock front door.

>

> Phone a neighbor or a family member who lives very close by.

>

> Say "heart attack!" - Say that you have taken 2 Aspirins. -

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  • Thanks for the info and will show it to Pete. I will definitely drink more water now. Xx

  • Great information thank you😁🌈 xxx

  • Valuable information James. I take an aspirin 75mg after breakfast but this is making me reconsider.

  • Great information, James. I haven't been taking a baby aspirin, up till now. But will be starting. I definitely don't drink enough water. Thanks.😊 Rubyxx

  • Very informative will certainly drink more water an look into the baby aspirin , my dr put me on aspirin but I stopped it because it upset my tum, will have to rethink that again. Thanks or the info.

    Pegxx

  • Thanks for that very helpful information James

  • Lots of good a dvice. I was prescribed small dose asprin once, but got stomach pain, also can't take ibuprofen. Do avoid drinking at night because of trips to the loo. Will try and remember all the water though. Thanks.

  • very interesting and reassuring on these at least I seem to be doing everything right for a change ha,ha thank you xxx

  • Please do NOT take aspirin if you are on warfarin as this also acts as a blood thinner and can be dangerous.

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