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Saturday, February 15, 2014

I received the following info in my email yesterday, and don't know whether this is correct or not, but it makes sense. Might be just something that goes around and sent everywhere.


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 and Water - I never knew all of 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. This then ties in with the last statement!

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 a Charlie Horse.
Mayo Clinic Aspirin Dr. Virend Somers, is a Cardiologist from the Mayo Clinic, who is 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. 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. FYI, Aspirin lasts a really long time in your medicine chest, for years, (when it gets old, it smells like vinegar).

Please read on...

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. Then call 911. - Phone a neighbor or a family member who lives very close by.- Say "heart attack!" - Say that you have taken 2 Aspirins.

Take a seat on a chair or sofa near the front door, unlock the door and wait for their arrival and ....DO NOT LIE DOWN!

A Cardiologist has stated that if each person after receiving this e-mail, sends it to 10 people, probably one life could be saved!
I have already shared this information. What about you?
Do forward this message. It may save lives!


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RAINBOWMF 2/26/2014 8:38PM


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KELLIE453 2/19/2014 6:31AM

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WINE4GIRL 2/17/2014 7:06AM

    My hubs and I take a low dose aspirin every day. My doc told us he has for years... and he's 75 now.

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NATPLUMMER 2/16/2014 8:57AM


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NEWROSE27 2/16/2014 6:50AM

    emoticon for the info.

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EDDYMEESE 2/16/2014 1:28AM

    Very interesting. Thanks so much for taking the time to share!

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WALLAHALLA 2/16/2014 12:50AM

    Interesting info! Thanks for sharing!

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LINDA! 2/15/2014 11:15PM

    Great info. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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BROOKLYN_BORN 2/15/2014 7:26PM

    Check out the snopes link. According to them, the email is false, although I don't think it can hurt to drink water anytime.

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MERRYMARY42 2/15/2014 6:50PM

    very interesting, a friend of mine told me a couple of weeks ago, the same thing about drinking water at night, so she either got the same e-mail, or something, anyway, very good to know, THanks

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    Great blog. I read the other day that a woman's symptoms of having a heart attack are different from a mans. With women it can start as simple pervasive heartburn.

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DAVIDPRESCOTT 2/15/2014 3:49PM

    Coming from someone who has had 2 heart attacks and 5 bouts of hospitalized arrhythmia before I turned 52 this is GREAT information.

Thankyou as this just shows another great reason why water is important.

I KNOW when I have pigged out on salty snack foods that I always feel yuk later and am sure my heart is NOT happy with the liquid in ,y body being sent of to flush out all that salt.

Great reminder:)

Have just gotten up so I am off to have my 2 glasses of water! emoticon

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    Very interesting.

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SETTIMIA 2/15/2014 1:40PM


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THE_SHAKESHAFT 2/15/2014 12:44PM

    Thanks for the info!

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MYAKAYAH 2/15/2014 12:36PM

    I always though getting up so much to use the bathroom was a nuisance, not anymore~ Good information here~

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PDSLIM 2/15/2014 12:29PM

    Thanks for posting.

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ROCKYCPA 2/15/2014 12:19PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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TRAVELNISTA 2/15/2014 12:06PM

    emoticon maybe now I shouldn't complain so much getting up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom.

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MARCYNA 2/15/2014 11:50AM

    Perfect, thanks!!!!!! emoticon

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MADEIT3 2/15/2014 11:22AM

    Great information! Thanks for posting! If I get leg cramps at night, the very first thing I do is get up and drink a glass of water.

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FEMISLIM 2/15/2014 10:58AM

    Great info!!!

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TINY67 2/15/2014 10:36AM


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SANDRALEET 2/15/2014 10:11AM

    Keep your legs up if your legs weals during the day for a while

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NANCY- 2/15/2014 9:39AM

    With the heat on, sometimes I awake to DRINK water.
I have also heard about taking the baby aspiring in the evening.
Thanks for sharing.

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