Mar 28, 2017

Keep Yourself Hydrated This Summer

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The scorching heat, the sweating, the uncontrollable thirst? Yes! We are talking about summers. Since they are knocking on our door, we need to get prepared. Water will be our very best friend in the next few months and we will be quenching our thirst unlimited times, but here’s the thing, we don’t have to drink water only when we feel like we need to, we also have to keep ourselves hydrated all day during our work, in colleges or even during our household chores. Always drink purified water, unfiltered water contains impurities and these impurities become the greatest cause of prolonged illnesses such as Hepatitis, Cholera, Gastroenteritis and several others.

Sweating, also known as perspiration or diaphoresis exceeds in summers due to the heat accumulation in the muscles of your body. What must be kept in check is the amount of our water intake, especially due to the following factors:

Heat Stroke/Hyperthermia

Heat Stroke occurs when the body temperature intensifies to an abnormally high level. The condition could be life threatening as well. The greatest prevention, recommended, is the intake of lots and lots of fluids, and the best way to keep yourself from getting dehydrated, is drinking water at regular intervals. Wearing light and lose clothes keeps the body cool and is advisable to avoid a stroke.

Avoid Sugary Drinks

This summer, go organic; make a vow to yourself that you would consume less sugar and more water. You want to refresh yourself, try healthy options, fresh smoothies, lemonades and most of all, and drink plenty of water, the only drink with trillions of benefits but ZERO calories.

Flush your Toxins

Water fastens your metabolism, aids in weight loss and flushes the toxins from the body. It is an internal cleanser, a detoxifier, quite cheap though and the health benefits are amazing, so use it. A tip in this prospect is that you should keep a journal or keep a reminder on your phone on how many times you’re going to drink water so that you can achieve your hydration and detoxification goals.

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Fitness · Health
Samreen Sagheer

Introvert, sentimental, melomaniac, I can be impulsive at (most) times, words inspire me, a nice cup of tea and my favorite series, writer but not accomplished, still has a long way to go.

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