Water makes up over 2/3 of our body, but all too often we replace water with other beverages and forget to drink enough of it. But, the truth is when you begin to feel thirsty you are already dehydrated, think about, how many time do you reach for a beverage during the day to quench a thirst?
When you are dehydrated, your body is below the required limit for the normal functioning of the body. Don’t wait to become thirsty to reach for the water, when these signs hit pick it up and drink some water!
There are many things that lead to fatigue, but if you feel tired during the day it could be because you reach for the caffeine to often and not for the water enough. First thing in the morning have a glass of lukewarm water; it helps to wake you up better than coffee, and it will wake up the liver and digestive system as well.
- Dry Skin
Chances are if you are dry on the outside, you are running dry on the inside as well. Don’t use lotions and cream to cover up the problem, have some water instead.
Water helps to lubricate the digestive tract; it also helps to keep the moisture inside the intestines. When you are not consuming enough water, you will more than likely have problems with bowel function.
Headaches are a sign that you need water, so when you get one skip the chemicals and down some water.