Saturday, July 28, 2012

Facts about Water

Facts about Water

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. Try to get
the best drinking water possible.

Facts about Water
Facts about Water

Check out some facts about the water you're drinking.

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.
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. 

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