14 Signs You Aren’t Drinking Enough Water
If you don’t consume water that your body needs read about these 14 warning signs and why is essential for you and your overall health to start your day with a glass of water.
- Dry Mouth
When you feel a sticky, nasty feeling in your mouth, it indicates that you are lacking some sort of liquid. While sugary drinks can solve the problem temporary, drinking water lubricates the mucus membranes in mouth and throat and keeps your mouth moist with saliva for longer period.
- Dry Skin
Dry skin means lack of water, and lack of water means a lack of sweat which disables the body to wash away excess dirt and oil accumulated through the day. Drink more water because your skin is the largest organ of the body and needs to stat hydrates.
- Always overly thirsty
Drinking alcohol dehydrates your entire body and causes many of the signs of a hangover, right after you woke up and makes you feel overly thirsty. Drinking water sends signals to your brain until you reach out the fluid levels.
- Dry eyes
And this is more than clear that drinking water doesn’t just affect your mouth and throat, but as well as your eyes. Bloodshot eyes and dried up tears is a consequence of not drinking enough water. This can cause much harm to your yes, especially if you are of those wearing contacts on a daily basis.
- Muscle Mass Decreases
It is essential for you to understand the importance of proper hydration f the body. Less water in the body means less muscle mass and therefore drinking water (at least 8 oz each hour) is the easiest way to stay hydrated which will help in boosting your muscle growth.
- You experience joint pain
Drinking water reduces your joint pain and keeps your cartilage soft and hydrated. Keeping your body hydrated enables your joints to absorb the shock of sudden movements, like running, jumping or falling awkwardly.
- You feel fatigued and lethargic
If you lack of water, then your body automatically tap your blood or any other liquid source just to get moisturized. This can leads to a lack of oxygen and lack of oxygen can make you feel fatigued lethargic. Coffee won’t help your body to prolonged physical or mental effort. Only drinking water can help.
- You stay sick longer
Your organs work to flush out toxins and some waste products, but if you don’t drink enough water they wouldn’t be able to work and then your organs will“borrow“water from your blood, which can cause other problems.
- Digestive Problems
Keeping moisturized you mouth and throat enables the membrane to work properly. This also applies to the digestive problems. Proper hydration can prevent stomach acid of damaging your insides.
- Hunger Pangs
Sometimes, dehydration can be easily mistaken with hunger or craving for certain food. While eating food creates more work for you, drinking water purifies your body.
- Reduced Urination
Another sign that you aren’t drinking enough water is not going to the bathroom for 4-7 times a day. Light yellow or clear typically indicates on healthy urine, whereas darker yellow indicates a lack of proper hydration. Dehydration may cause some urinary infections and in this case you should immediately consult a doctor.
Constipation is a condition of the digestive system and occurs when colon absorb too much water from the food that is in the colon. Given to the fact that constipation is associated to dehydration in the colon, you need to drink lots of water. Thus your stool will be soft and easy to pass.
- Premature Ageing
The older you get, the more water you should drink. Although the premature aging mostly notices on the outside, it makes more damages to your insides which you will feel over time. Drink water as much throughout your lifetime as you can to prevent the risk of premature aging.
- You are reading this and have gotten this far
One of the best six doctors and effective health boosters is drinking water so I always keep a bottle of water next to me. While reading this article, I am pretty sure that it will make you pour a glass of water now. Although, there is no harm in drinking more water, still keep it to the recommended amount a day.