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  • Answer: No, a diuretic is something that cause your body to lose fluid. that means that the uric acid that exists in your blood reaches a higher concentration. this in turn leads to the situation where a saturation point is reached and the acid has to start crystallising, which leads to gout. there fore any thing that removes water from the system will increase the possibility of having gout. not drinking water will have the same effect.
  • Answer: If you urinate too much, you can become dehydrated. Dehydration causes electrolyte imbalance , which in turn causes dizziness.
  • Answer: laxatives make you poo and diuretics make you pee.
  • Answer: Water pills
  • Answer: Some people feel unusually tired when they first start taking diuretics
  • Answer: A diuretic (dye-you RET-ick) is admnistered to stimulate the kidneys to increase the secretion of urine to rid the body of excess sodium and water. These medications are administered to treat hypertension and heart failure by reducing the amount of fluid circulating in the blood.




    My source: I am a medical student studying to be a Medical Assistant.
  • Answer: Diuretics (For e.g. Thiazide) causes Hypokalemia. It will cause the potassium to be secreted in urine. Due to hypokalemia, there will be less insulin release (as both depend on each other). The less amount of insulin release cause the glucose level to rise in plasma, causing Hyperglycemia. As the glucose level rises, there will be more Triglycerides form, it will lead to LDL(low density lipoproteins) and Very Low Density Liporoteins- These are bad cholestrol-Causing Hyperlipidemia.
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  • Answer: It reduces the blood volume through greater excretion of water by the kidneys.
  • Answer: the number 1 diuretics.
  • Answer: Foods that contain natural diuretics are cranberries and cranberry juice, coffee and other beverages that contain caffeine, and apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar also contains potassium, so it may help avoid potassium deficiency. Still, it should be used sparingly. Adding fruits and vegetables such as cucumbers, watermelon and others that contain a lot of water will also help increase urination.
  • Answer: Yes, both on the parent compound and too the diuresis.
  • Answer: very affective you can get it if you have expiriensed smoking or high b.p.

What are potassium-sparing diuretics?

  • Potassium-sparing diuretics prevent the loss of potassium, which is a problem with other types of diuretics

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