Dry lips?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Myshilohmy, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. patkins

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    Listen to Tobylou8! Hear from the doctor. Caffeine is a diuretic which cause you to urinate more and drys out your membranes. Also excessive sugar will make you crave more liquid which means in your case you drink more Mountain Dew; therefore becoming a viscious cycle.
    Veery715 is dead-on. Drink water! The human body is 95% H2O.
     
  2. codyb226

    codyb226 Banned

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    Yeah, your thinking of Gmonady.
     
  3. patkins

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    Nope, I'm a doctor, too. It took a long time to get there but was worth it!
     
  4. codyb226

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    Ah, more Doctors! Good to have!
     
  5. Bob Grier

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    Mountain Dew has the highest level of caffiene of all the soft drinks. It's famous down here in the South for this reason. it's the rednecks cup of coffee.

    try the diet coke without the caffiene.
     
  6. gmonady

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    AND a doctor with a Martin Committee none the less. We in the medical profession only choose to work with the finest instruments (Uhh... TrumpetMD... also referring to that Getzen Flugel as well)
     
  7. gmonady

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    I concure with the good Dr. Patkins assessments.

    By the way, after drinking coffee, I pee like a race horse, which is why I DO NOT drink coffee before gigs, and only prior to my blood pressure checks with my doctor. [When you're in the business, you kinda learn how to pull the wool over eyes.]
     
  8. Ed Lee

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    I'm a coffee addict, a minimum of 12 mugs (mugs contain nearly 2 cup measures) daily, but black with no sugar or cream additive. Only once in a while in deep winter cold, I've added some cocoa. Many years ago I added brandy or rum, but that is history now. Still, I now put away at least a liter of water every day. Too, I've quickly learned every restroom in this area that I now routinely travel.

    PS- I also have Rx for diuretic Lasix (furosemide).
     
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  9. codyb226

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    Do you get the time to breath between drinks of liquid?
     
  10. Ed Lee

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    I hope so, or you've been reading a dead man's writing in this thread during which to now I've had 1 1/2 mugs of coffee. No, now make it 2 mugs, and soon going for another.

    About the only time I'm not drinking coffee or water is when I'm eating, sleeping, have an instrument to my lips, or kissing my wife.

    Our bathroom is just 12 steps away from this computer!
     
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