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Does the human body absorb water while swimming?
I weigh308-312 depending on the time of day. I started weighing myself before and after my daily 60-minute swim. I consistatly absorb approximately 7=10 pounds of weight in that hour. I swim about 3/4 mile in that hour period - breast, back and freestyle 30/30/30. I suspected I was absorbing a month ago when I went to my dr. appointment. I'd weighed that morning at the Y; then swam and went to my appointment to find the 12-pounds showing up on his scale. I attributed this to scale differences, the fact that I was clothed and wearing shoes. I began weighing before and after and sure enough, because of my over-sized human "sponge", I absord perportionately. I suppose someone "smaller"; leaner BMI might absorb somewhat less... a 150lb man might only pick up 2-3lbs water??? I will continue to mintor.
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Yes the alcohol causes the body to become de-hydrated so it is very important to remain hydrated and drink plenty of water ideally before, during and after consumption o…f alcohol.
Water is primarily absorbed in two places: 1) during digestion, water is primarily absorbed in the small intestine (90%), the remaining water (10%) is absorbed by the large …intestine. 2) during filtration of the blood in the kidneys, water is reabsorbed in the nephron hope that points you in the right direction.
because microwaves heat up water and there is water in your body, microwaves can also penetrate your skin.
water and a few remaining minerals are absorbed in the large intestine
the circulatory system!
It's absorbed in the small intestine & then it's put into blood to provide energy around the body.
The majority of them are absorbed in the colon.
very little .. almost no. but if someone stays in water with high minarals content for long water outside can absorb water from body ... that's why our skin wrinkles
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the main shock absorber is the knee.(but this is just a guess)
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