Water -How much water do I need to drink Daily?
Have you ever asked yourself, "How much water do I need to drink?" I know I have. Have you ever asked yourself? "How important it is to drink water?" Well, I hope I can help answer some of those very questions in this article. In today's Fast Food society, and living life on the go, most people do not even realize if they even have drank water at all during the day. So how much water does one person need per day for a healthy life style? Lets find out!
Symptoms of Dehydration
First Signs of dehydration: (mild at 2% loss)
- Loss of appetite
- dry skin
- dark colored urine
- dry mouth
- head rushes
- feeling week
Once it continues to 5% Loss:
Increases in heart rate, sweating, urination, body temperature, respiration, extreme fatigue, muscle cramps, headaches, nausea, tingling in the limbs
Once it continues to more than 5%:
muscle spasms vomiting, dim vision, poor skin, headaches, nausea, tingling in the limbs, unconsciousness.
Everyone is different, and symptoms can be different for each individual.
It would be very important to drink water, in sips, and to rehydrate with electrolytes such as Gatorade, etc.
Benefits of drinking water.
- loose weight
- better exercise
- relieves fatique
- reduces the risk of cancer
- regulates body temperature
- healthy skin
- reduces risk of heart attack
- lubricates body's muscles and joints
Did you know that:
- Muscle consists of 75% water
- Brain consists of 90% of water
- Bone consists of 22% of water
- Blood consists of 83% water
There are so many benefits to drinking water that are not listed, however at the bottom of this article, I have posted more information and additional links for research.
Water can help cure:
- Asthma (water and salt)
- prevents and cures heartburn
- prevent and cure angina
- prevents and cures colitis
- prevent and cure blood pressure
- prevent and cure adult onset diabetes
- Water cures depression
- loss of libido
- chronic fatigue syndrome
- multiple sclerosis
- muscular dystrophy
- prevents migraines
- back pain
These are just some of the many things water can cure or prevent!!
So Now the Question, How much water do I need to drink daily?
To find out how much water you need to drink daily, you take your weight, and divide it in half and that is how many ounces of water that you need to drink daily.
For example: if you weighed at 156 pounds divided in half 156 '/. 2 = 78 , would then mean you need to consume about 78 ounces of water every single day.
I would also consume 1 cup of water extra per coke, or caffeinated drinks.
These do not count: Cokes, Tea, coffee, or any caffeinated drinks or anything that can be a diuretic.
These do count: Milk, fruit juices, any drinks without carbonation and caffeine. Green tea is OK.
Useful Links for Water
- How Drinking More Spring or Filtered Water Can Improve Every Facet of Your Health
- WaterCure | The Miracles of Water to Cure Diseases
- Are You Drinking Enough Water?
If you're not drinking enough water, you could end up with excess body fat, poor muscle tone, digestive complications, muscle soreness, and even water-retention problems.
- The Water Cure recipe drinking water, chlorine, minerals
The Water Cure recipe drinking water, chlorine, minerals
Thank you for reading my article on water, I hope that it benefited you in some way. It is very important to stay hydrated especially in the summer months. Please review my other articles for more great information on health, recipes, reviews, herbal products, remedies and more. I think I will now have me a nice glass of refreshing water. Ha!
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