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18 Facts About Water That Benefits Our Body

70% of our body is filled with water. In diseased states where body water is affected, the compartment or compartments that have changed can give clues to the nature of the problem. Body water is regulated by hormones such as anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), aldosterone and atrial natriuretic peptide. Check out some facts about the water you’re drinking first. Try to get the best drinking water possible. Anyways, below are 18 uses of water to the human body.

  1. Air is not completely clean, the food we eat may have insignificant amounts of toxic, the products that we use on our skin and hair are also toxic. Water removes the dangerous toxins that are added into our body.

  2. Water cushions our body joints.

  3. Water acts as a transport for oxygen and nutrition throughout the cells in the body.

  4. Water helps regulate body temperature.

  5. Water helps prevent blood pressure from dropping to critical levels.

  6. Water helps to defend against blood clots.

  7. Water encourages bowel movement.

  8. Water helps the normal kidney function from getting impaired.

  9. Water keeps us from getting excessively dry skin.

  10. Water lowers incidence of urinary tract infections.

  11. Water also helps us from experiencing reoccurring headaches.

  12. Water also helps alleviate fevers.

  13. Hydrotherapy is the therapeutic use of hot / cold water externally to problems.

  14. Hot water stimulates the immune system.

  15. Hot water is also used to increase the body’s flow. Imagine coming home from a hard day’s work and soaking yourself in a bathtub for an hour. When you get up, your body will feel more relaxed and stressed than before. Professional athletes will usually take a steam bath or relax in a whirlpool after a rigorous training session.

  16. Cold water reduces inflammation. Ice pack reduces swelling.

  17. A cold water sitz bath is used to treat constipation, irregular vaginal discharge, hemorrhoids.

  18. Spa treatments using alternating hot and cold water improve upper respiratory problems, congestion, foot infections, and headaches.

9 replies on “18 Facts About Water That Benefits Our Body”

Thank you for this information. My school recently BANNED water bottles from school. I am going to present a case using some of your facts to the school board and principals. I will be citing my sources. Thank you!

this is really really true and I agree but what I want ask you is in a hot temprature how much litter can we take per day
and does water have disadvantage if we take too much in one time and which one is more best for our health is it cold water or normal water
thank you

Although uncommon, it is possible to drink too much water. When your kidneys are unable to excrete the excess water, the electrolyte (mineral) content of the blood is diluted, resulting in low sodium levels in the blood, a condition called hyponatremia.

To your question, yes, one can take too much water, it is called over hydration and it has a more scientific name for that but I can’t remember what it is called, but if did they can have several consequences. The consequences are a huge head ace something like a ancient mammoth sitting on your head, maybe kidney failure, swelled cells, and etc.

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