replacement for water. Most studies show that about two in three people are
dehydrated and need to drink more water. It is necessary to understand the
subtle signals that your body sends, indicating you need to drink more water.
loses water every day, even though the body doesn’t do something exhausting.
The amount of water loss by the body varies based on the level of exercise and
you whether you need to replenish your water reservoir. The easiest way to
judge if your body needs water is how thirsty you are.
- Hunger even though you’ve recently eaten
- Joint aches
- Dull, dry skin and/or definite wrinkles
- Infrequent urination; and/or constipation
- The colour of your urine is an important marker. Dark
urine indicates a need to drink more water
- Exhaustion and/or mood swings
important to look at the colour of your urine. You should be drinking enough
water to turn your urine a light-colored yellow.
kidneys are retaining fluids in order to maintain your bodily functions, which
includes detoxification. As a result, your urine will seem highly concentrated
and dark in color.
for the same reason. Since thirst mechanism tends to become less efficient with
age, older adults need to pay more careful attention to the color of their
urine to ensure adequate water intake.
to judge your water intake. A healthy person urinates on average about seven or
eight times a day. If your urine is limited or if you haven’t urinated in
several hours, that too is an indication that you’re not drinking enough
something you need to fine-tune on the basis of your individual circumstances.
This is important to consider the needs of the body and the strong signs that
it is about time the fluids become refilled.