What Are the Side Effects of Drinking Alkaline Water?

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Some of the side effects of drinking alkaline water include increasing metabolism, assisting the body in absorbing nutrients and neutralizing any acid that exists in the bloodstream, according to Mayo Clinic. While some studies show that alkaline water can stunt bone loss, more research is needed.

Although alkaline water has several benefits, a majority of individuals will be better off sticking with plain water, according to Mayo Clinic. More research needs to be done to back up some of the claims made about alkaline water, such as the idea that it can stagnate the aging process and even prevent some diseases.