14 signs to show that you are not drinking enough water

There are so many people who hate drinking water. They only drink water when they are thirsty. In this generation, there are a lot of people who don’t drink enough water and they are not aware of the consequences of not drinking enough water. A lot of people also make the mistake of substituting water for other manufactured fluids like soda and sweet beverages, not knowing that they are causing more harm than good.

Our body is made up of about 65-70% water and this water is needed for very vital functions like 
  • metabolism
  • Regulating body temperature
  • Eliminating waste products
  • Circulation and 
  • Detoxification.

It is important to note that when you are thirsty, it is already a sign of dehydration.
When you don’t drink enough water, you will notice the following signs.T
  1. Thirst
  2. Craving for sweet things
  3. Headache
  4. Poor concentration on what you are doing
  5. Very dark urine
  6. Little or no urination
  7. Dizziness or fatigue
  8. Pain around the joints
  9. Muscle cramps
  10. Dry skin which always looks white and may have increased wrinkles
  11. Smelling or bad breath
  12. Constipation
  13. Indigestion
  14. An increase in the occurrence of gastritis and heartburn

It is very important for us to cut down on the sweet drinks and caffeine we drink as a substitute for water because they are actually causing more harm than good. Sweet drinks and caffeinated drinks have been associated with diabetes, Hypertension and cancer.

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