There is not much in this world more refreshing than an ice-cold glass of water. A simple glass of water is more satisfying than a cup of coffee or a can of soft drink. When next you are on the road or dining at your favourite Lagos restaurant, rather than drink soda, take water. If you do not, Jovago.com, shares 5 signs you need to look out for as your health takes a hit.
This is one of the most obvious signs that you are not drinking enough water. According to researchers, water represents 60% of body weight in adult men. So if, your eyes, skin and mouth are always dry, you need to drink more water. A bottle of water cost N50 while softdrink is N100. Water is more affordable but many do not drink it. Drinking water oils the skins, mouth and eyes.
There is a measure of thirstiness that is acceptable. Nevertheless, if you are already addicted to soft drink and an advocate of not drinking water, you will not just be tasty always but extremely tasty. When you sight water, your face radiates, and the water pangs disappears as you are forced to buy a bottle of water. Why will you deny your body water when you are not travelling across the Sahara Desert?
You unusually stay sick longer
A reliable avenue for staying healthy is drinking water. It is a perfect resource that helps rid the body of waste products as well as aid digestion. If you are always dehydrated and stay on the sick for too longer, you should question your water drinking habits.
Water is as important as blood in the a body. If the water in your body system do not suffice, it borrows water in the blood. When this happens, you begin to feel tired, worn out and lethargic. Just take a break and go drink water. You will feel the impact in a flash.
You Experience Reduced Urination
If you do not visit the toilet to urinate, you should be worried. Equally, if you have to muster all your strength to defecate, it is simply a sign that you are not drinking enough water. A trip to the regular trip to the restroom means you either drank enough water or drank too much water. Importantly, try to find a balance. Additionally, if your urine is light colour or clear, it is a signal you are drinking enough water. But if otherwise, you better start drinking water before you plead for dehydration to leave you.
Ogunfowoke Adeniyi is a travel/technology writer.