It is a scientific fact that a human body weight consist 60% water. A human body uses water in all its organs and cells for proper functioning of the body. It is very essential to keep our body hydrated as our body loses water through digestion, sweating and breathing. Water is the most essential elements and also prevents dehydration.
There are number of benefits of drinking water. Few of them are listed below:
Every age group has its own demand and need for the intake of fluids. Fluid needed by an infant will differ from the fluid intakes of a young person. Following listed are the amounts of fluid needed by every age group:
Above mentioned are the minimum quantity that should be consumed by the respective age-group.
When the fluid level in our body is too low then our body is prone to dehydration. It can be fixed by increasing the fluid consumption. The symptoms of dehydration are: headaches, lethargy, weakness, tiredness, thirst, hallucinations, mood changes and cracked skin or lips. Dehydration can turn to be worst if not treated on right time because our kidneys stops functioning when there is not enough fluid in our body.
In case you are not sure about the water level in your body then you can easily keep check by noticing the color of your urine. The more pale color the urine have, the less amount of fluids are there in your body and if it is clear then you are good. Our body is resilient and in case you treat it well and do proper care then the body’s natural ability to heal itself will increase.