glasses of pure water a day is an important health principle for most
people. When people do not follow this guideline they are constantly
is essential for the flow of the lymph stream. This stream of water
collects impurities throughout the body which eventually are passed
both through the kidneys and into the colon.
If sufficient water fails to
furnish the necessary humidity to the waste matter in the colon,
constipation develops, as well as headaches, feeling tired and groggy,
also dry skin. If left untreated, dehydration can contribute to a
variety of serious health problems, such as blood pressure,
circulation, kidney infection, immune system function, and digestive
disorders. So drink plenty of water, 4 ounces for every pound of body
bodies are mostly H20, yet water is the
forgotten nutrient. Drink a glass of water in the morning before
anything else. Then sip water throughout the day. Get other fluids from
juices, soups, teas, and you might feel more energetic and alive.
Drinking lots of water
everyday helps the body dilute and get rid of odor causing toxins. To
hydrate your lips and skin sip hot water or decaffeinated tea, which
gently dilates your circulatory system so that the moisture can reach
the tissues. Take one ore two sips every 10 minutes or so throughout
transports energy to the blood, providing a cellular environment where
it can work to provide nutrients, help oxygenate the blood, and
maintain proper muscle tone.
the flu puts your metabolism into overdrive, your body throws off water
in huge amounts. It is important to replace the water because your body
needs it to expel toxins produced by your immune system as it's
destroying the virus.
lowering high blood pressure drink 15 glasses of water a day. Almost
all of the blood pressure medications mimic the effects of increased
water intake. Water relaxes your arteries, constricted arteries are the
main cause of high blood pressure.
People with urinary incontinence
sometimes try to gain control by drinking less water. Drinking less
water produces more concentrated urine which irritates the bladder.
This may increase the frequency of urination and the chance of an
accident. Drink eight glasses of water a day, but sip it throughout the
day rather than drinking a lot at one time. The one time you want to
drink less is in the evening. Do not drink and liquids at least three
hours before going to bed.
simple test to determine if you are drinking enough water is to watch
the color of your urine over a period of several days. It should be
very lightly colored. If you are taking vitamin B2 by itself, or in a
multi-vitamin, it will turn urine bright yellow, so discontinue the
vitamin for 24 hours while maintaining your normal water drinking to
determine if you need more water in your diet.