If you’re feeling dizzy, thirsty, and/or have
a headache, it could be that you are dealing with a mild case of dehydration. And those are only a few of the
minor symptoms. Other, more serious symptoms can include:
- · Confusion
- · Weakness
- · Irritability
- · Constipation
- · Decreased urine output
- · Fainting
- · Fever
Our bodies are made up of 60 percent water,
therefore, it is vital to both our physical and mental health to stay hydrated.
Drink water and soak in the many benefits:
Assists with weight loss. A
glass of water 30 minutes before each meal can trick your body into being
“full”, thus controlling your appetite and the calories you consume. Also,
cutting out a sugary soda habit and replacing it with water helps reduces the
risk of obesity, stroke, and other heart problems.
Feel refreshed, revitalized, and happy. Water wakes you up, will keep you going, and when you’re feeling
energized and on the move, chances are you’re in a good mood.
A lack of fluids can lead to muscle fatigue, and result
in exhaustion. Drinking more, especially before and after exercise, replenishes
the fluids lost from sweating and will keep you moving the remainder of the
Healthier skin. Without
water, our skin becomes dry, dull, and wrinkled…but drinking the right amount
each day allows the body to lock in the moisture it needs to create stronger,
more radiant skin.
Cleansing. Water cleanses the body by
flushing out the waste through urine, and according to Women’s Health, if your
urine is “extra yellow”, it could mean that your body is over concentrated with
How To Get in the Habit of Drinking More Water:
A great way to avoid dehydration is to begin
each day with a glass of water. Reach for water before your coffee and you’ll
start to feel refreshed and awake sooner. Practices like keeping a bottle of
water always at your side, in your bag or at your desk is a great reminder to
drink up. Have you tried sipping through a straw, or setting a goal to drink
water before every meal? These little tricks will go a long way in helping you form this daily, healthy habit.
At times we may avoid drinking regular water
because the taste can be, well, boring. Luckily Saratoga Spring Water has three
Sparkling Essence flavors, infused
with the essence of natural fruit and no added sweeteners. And good
news—according to Live Strong, sparkling water is just as
hydrating as still water!