Water is an indispensable part of our daily diet (and our life as well). Experts recommend drinking atleast 2- 3 litres of water every day is essential to maintain your health. However, have you ever wondered what will happen if you stop drinking water? Here’s the answer to this interesting question. Here are 10 ways drinking warm water with lemon and honey can do wonders for your health.
Our body contains around 65% of water. As a universal solvent, it regulates body temperature, lubricates our joints and even cushions our body temperature. Around 1.5 litres of water is lost from the body as urine and a litre more from sweat and hence, it is important to maintain this equilibrium in the body. However, if you are unable to quench this thirst (caused due to loss of water from the body and action of hormones), you might experience initial signs of dehydration such as dry mouth, dark urine with strong odour. Know in detail about 10 ways you can increase your water intake.
Lack of water in the body then affects the brain, leading to light-headedness, low response time and less sensitivity to pain, followed by shrinking of brain tissue. After a day or two with no fluid intake, you may start to show signs of muscle spasms, trouble in swallowing, may stop peeing and experience nausea. With 3 – 5 days of no water intake, various organs of the body are affected and eventually your brain may stop working. Read about 11 ways water benefits and affects your beauty.
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Published: February 10, 2015 1:08 pm | Updated:February 10, 2015 1:08 pm