About two-thirds of our body is water. There is no substitute for drinking water to survive. But how much water should I drink throughout the day? When to drink more and when to drink less water? As there are benefits to drinking enough water, there are many problems due to drinking insufficient water. Professor ABM Abdullah of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University said that there are various tricks of drinking water.
How Much Water to Drink in a Day
Adult and active men and women need to drink two to three liters of water daily. However, the amount of water you need to drink per day depends mainly on the weather and physical labor. Due to the weather, the body's need for water increases in summer more than in winter. And those who do more physical work, they have to drink more water. For those who sweat more than usual, it is important to drink a little more water. Many people think that it is better to drink a lot of water on an empty stomach in the morning. There is no definite scientific explanation for this. However, some physical problems can benefit from this habit. But in general, whenever there is a thirst for water, the body should be satisfied by drinking water.
The Benefits of Drinking Enough Water
Drinking enough water keeps the kidneys, liver, heart and brain healthy. Blood circulation in the body remains normal. Water helps to keep the cells inside the body strong and normal. These cells are damaged when there is a shortage of water. However, you must be aware of drinking pure water. Because if the drinking water is not pure, there is a risk of getting water borne diseases like diarrhea, cholera and typhoid. The water can be sterilized by boiling well for at least half an hour and then cooling. Or water can be drunk without proper filtering. Apart from this, in case of buying bottled water from the market, they should be seen and heard.
Problems of Drinking Insufficient Water
Not drinking enough water causes many problems in human body. Dehydration can lower blood pressure. There is also a risk of reduced blood flow to the body and kidney failure.
Many women often drink less water than they need. This tendency is especially prevalent among those who have to go out for various activities. The main reason for this is the lack of adequate and good public toilets in our cities. And drinking less water increases their risk of urinary tract infections and kidney complications. So during the day to meet this water deficit should drink more water back home.