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Why Taking Water Is Extremely Important For Your Overall Body Health

•Water produces saliva and mucus: Saliva aids digestion and keeps the lips, nose, and eyes moist. This reduces friction and wear. Water also helps to keep the mouth clean. It can also help to prevent tooth decay if consumed instead of sugary beverages.

•Water keeps the joints lubricated:Cartilage; which is present in joints and spinal disks is composed of around 80% water. Long-term dehydration can limit the shock-absorbing capacity of the joints thus resulting in joint discomfort.

•Water protects the brain, spinal cord and other delicate structures:Dehydration can have a major impact on brain structure and function. It also plays a role in the synthesis of hormones and neurotransmitters. Prolonged dehydration might impair thinking and cognitive abilities.

•Water transports oxygen throughout the body :B lood is composed of more than 90% water and transports oxygen throughout the body.

•Water improves skin health and appearance: Dehydration makes the skin more susceptible to skin diseases and premature aging.

•Water is essential to the digestive system:Water is required for the bowel to function correctly. Dehydration can cause digestive issues, constipation and an acidic stomach. This raises the likelihood of heartburn and stomach ulcers.

•Water cleanses out bodily waste. Water is required for sweating as well as the elimination of urine and feces.

•Water aids in the maintenance of blood pressure. A lack of water can cause blood to thicken; which raises blood pressure.

•Water is required by the airways:The body restricts airways when dehydrated in order to limit water loss. This could cause asthma and allergies.

•Water protects the kidneys. The kidneys control fluid in the body. Inadequate water consumption might result in kidney stones and other complications.

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