The Health Benefits of Water
posted by Orem Family Medicine | March 23, 2017
As a vital part of human life, water is incredibly important to your health. It affects several different parts of the body by regulating temperature, getting rid of wastes, and protecting the spinal cord and joints from damage.
These aren’t the only benefits, though. Here’s a look at some other ways water impacts your health, when to know if you need more and how to ensure you get enough of it.
Some of the main benefits of proper water consumption include:
In some situations, your body might need more water than normal. These include:
Drinking enough can be tough for some people. Here are a few tips you can try to help you keep a regular schedule and get more water:
If you have other questions about your fluid intake or want to know whether you’re getting enough water, speak to your doctor.
“Water & Nutrition.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/nutrition/
“6 Reasons to Drink Water.” WebMD. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/6-reasons-to-drink-water#1
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. You should always consult your doctor before making decisions about your health.
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