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8 Signs that you are not drinking enough water

By Jatin Sharma, 3 March 2017


Water is an important for us to survive as it keeps the inner workings of our body in top shape. Water keeps us hydrated only in its pure form.

Water adjusts the body's temperature and assists in digestion. Not only that, but it assists in removing toxins from the body and also makes necessary body fluids. The chemical reactions that support life take place in a water medium, with water being an important reactant or product of these reactions.

So if you don’t drink enough water, it can lead to serious complications. Remember coffee, tea, juice and energy drinks do not count as fluid requirements of the body. In fact, coffee and energy drinks are high in caffeine, which dehydrates the body.

Though your body can tell when you need water, here are some signs that you do not drink enough water in a day.

1Frequency of urination

On an average, a health person urinates 6-7 times a day. This number varies from person to person as some drink more water than others.

But if you tend to urinate less than 2-3 times in a day and have not urinated in several hours, this might be an indication of you not drinking enough amount of water. Not drinking enough water, may cause difficulties for your kidneys to filter out impurities efficiently.

Hence drink enough amount of water per day, for your body requires it to function properly.Frequency of urination

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2Dry Skin

Even your skin requires water as it keeps the skin smooth and shiny. A healthy skin is always hydrated. A hydrated skin will be soft to touch and also will not be dry.

A dry skin is an indicator of dehydration and skin devoid of water. Another indicator is your skin still is dry even after you using ample amount of lotion or balms to keep it wet. Try and drink few glasses of water every hour in a day. This will keep your skin healthy and wonderfully smooth and soft.

Dry Skin

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