Your body is an amazing thing. For example, it can tell you in a multitude of ways that you aren’t giving it enough water, outside of you just being thirsty. What exactly do we mean by this? Well, here are some simple signs that you need to drink more water. If you are experiencing any of these, please make sure to go fill up your glass!
If you are dehydrated, no matter how much you brush your teeth, there is a chance you will have bad breath. This is because saliva keeps your mouth fresh by rinsing away odor-causing bacteria, so when you have dry mouth from not drinking enough water, it lets debris build up. The debris buildup will directly lead to bad breath. Nobody, and we mean nobody, wants to have bad breath—so keep hydrated!
Bad breath is not the only sign of dehydration—so is dry skin! If your water intake isn’t what it should be, it can directly result in a layer of your skin not receiving the moisture that it needs. And don’t be fooled; even if your skin is oily, that does not mean that it is not dehydrated. Dehydrated skin is prone to breakouts and oil because it is trying to fix the lack of moisture issue that is occurring. Don’t just ignore stretch pores, fine lines, and flakiness of the skin. Instead, drink more water.
Nobody wants a migraine. Suffering from a migraine is awful and most of the time it can simply be fixed by drinking enough water. When you become dehydrated, your blood pressure drops. When your blood pressure drops, it reduces the vascular tone in your brain—which directly correlates to headaches. If you could simply eliminate migraines from your life by drinking enough water, why wouldn’t you?
None of these signs you need to drink more water are fun. They are irritating and frustrating. Don’t let this be the case. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!
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