So glad you've joined us! I am a big water drinker, but although I don't think it solves all problems, but i believe it can help you. I find that when I'm having discomfort with my newly wrapped stomach (I had surgery in February), water relieves it. Water also relieved heartburn sensations.
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I'd just say one thing--water is really good for you, so unless you you drink a HUGE amount at one time, it can't hurt you. It's certainly worth a try. Chinese medicine has been around for a LONG time, and it has helped countless people. Traditional medicine hasn't gotten you anywhere, why not follow the advice of your Chinese doc?
Good luck! Be sure to keep us posted as to your progress.
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