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25 Surprising Reasons to Drink Water

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Reasons why drinking water is goodWhy is it so important to drink water?

You probably know that you should be drinking water every day, but do you know why? It does more than quench your thirst. It’s essential for every cell, organ, and tissue in your body. After all, more that half of your body made up of water!

Water has no calories, is available in your kitchen, and comes with no side effects. You can carry it around with you, making it simple (once you are in the habit) to drink at least 8 glasses per day. It is essential for preventing dehydration and promoting good health, so drink up!

Here are 25 surprising reasons why drinking plenty of water every day is important for you.

  1. Attitude: Not drinking enough water can make you tired and cranky.

  2. Constipation: You need water to be able to keep stools softer and easier to pass.

  3. Digestion: Water is essential for processing and digesting what you eat.

  4. Skin: Without enough water, your skin can be dry and flaky.

  5. UTI: Adequate water can help reduce the risk for a urinary tract infection.

  6. Kidneys: Infection or kidney stones can form if there is not enough water for the kidneys.

  7. Concentration: If you are dehydrated, you won’t be able to think clearly.

  8. Headaches: Dehydration can cause headaches, and drinking water could help or prevent migraines.

  9. Joints: Joints can be sore and achy without water to provide adequate lubrication.

  10. Weight control: Drinking water can help control your appetite.

  11. Muscles: Your muscles need water so they can perform safely.

  12. Cancer: Drinking plenty of water could help protect against some cancers.

  13. Nutrients: Water is needed to transport nutrients throughout your body.

  14. Congestion: Drinking plenty of water can help ease congestion by thinning the mucous.

  15. Eyes: Without enough water, you can experience dry eyes.

  16. Dry mouth: If you are dehydrated, you could have decreased saliva and a dry mouth.

  17. Breath: Bad breath can occur from not drinking enough water.

  18. Heart health: Dehydration can cause heart palpitations and even a heart attack.

  19. Sleep: Water is needed to produce melatonin, and dehydration can leave you fatigued.

  20. Dizziness: Dehydration can cause you to feel light-headed or dizzy.

  21. Blood: Water is a key component of blood and its movements.

  22. Temperature: Water is needed for your body to regulate your temperature.

  23. Energy: You can boost your energy level by drinking the water your body needs.

  24. Hot flashes: Dehydration can contribute to hot flashes.

  25. Immune system: Water is necessary to create and carry lymph to help fight sickness.

Drinking water and staying hydrated are essential for good health, so it’s important to keep your glass or water bottle close by throughout the day. Make it a habit to drink at least 8 glasses of water per day so you can enjoy its benefits and positive effects in your life.

This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.

10-27-2015 - 12:57 PM


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