Back
Home » Health
  •  
    Technology
    • Apple acquires AI-centric startup Silk Labs
    • Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza sale 2018: Grab Realme C1 for just Rs 6,999
    • Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) launched starting from Rs. 36,990 vs other smartphones under Rs. 40,000
    • Panasonic launches Bluetooth-based tracker Seekit, eyes Rs 140 cr sales
    • Amazon opens Alexa voice assistant to all Bluetooth headphone makers
    • Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro top features: Bigger display, improved cameras and more
    • Netflix rolls out a new update for its iOS app
    • NASA to launch safety review of SpaceX after Elon Musk smoked weed
    • Honor 10 Lite with Android 9 Pie officially launched for Rs 14,250 with a dew-drop notch
    • Sony Xperia XZ4 concept renders: Bezel-less design with dual camera setup
    • New Bixby assistant coming to Samsung's foldable smartphone
    • Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Discount offers on Apple iPhones
    • Nubia Red Magic gaming phone arriving this December in India: Report
    • Samsung Galaxy S10's top-end model will pack six cameras
    • Google Pixel 3 latest software glitch disables the camera app
    • Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 10 stable update for Redmi 6 Pro in India
    • LG V40 ThinQ expected to receive Android 9 Pie update soon
    • Honor 10 Lite specifications and price details leaked: First affordable Honor phone with Android Pie
    • Truecaller Premium Gold: Stand out from the crowd
    • Honor Black Friday Sale: Discounts and offers on Honor 8X, Honor 7A, Honor 7C, Honor 10 and more
10 Interesting Health Facts About Water
Boldsky | 7th Feb, 2018 04:00 PM
  • 2. Water For Brain Function

    Many noted studies have shown that mild dehydration can diminish many aspects of the brain function. Lack of water can impair mood and concentration and increase the frequency of headaches, leading to shortage of memory and brain performance.


  • 3. Water Can Treat Migraine

    Dehydration can activate migraine headaches and cause intense pain. Drinking water can help to relieve headaches and dizziness. Instead of reaching for those pills whenever you are suffering with a headache, drink a glass of water to reduce headaches.


  • 4. Water Prevents Hangovers

    Drinking too much of alcohol causes hangover, which makes your body feel unpleasant. Alcohol dehydrates your body faster and makes you lose more water because it is diuretic. Drinking enough water between drinks or after drinking will reduce the symptoms of a hangover.


  • 5. Helps In Weight Loss

    Did you know that drinking plenty of water can make you lose weight faster? Yes, it's a fact that water can boost your metabolic rate and increase satiety. Drinking water half an hour before meals is deemed effective in losing weight, as it will help you to eat fewer calories.


  • 6. Good For Pregnant Mothers

    Pregnant women require valuable nutrients and water for proper growth of the foetus. Bladder infections and constipation are common during pregnancy and these health problems can be avoided if nursing and pregnant mothers drink excess water.


  • 7. Removes Kidney Stones

    Kidney stones form in the kidneys when your urine contains more crystal-forming substances. Drinking 10 glasses of water per day can prevent the formation of kidney stones because it will not allow the salts and other minerals to form into stones, thus flushing out the toxins.


  • 8. Maintains The Body Temperature

    The human body constitutes about 60 percent of water and it is responsible for the regulation of the body temperature. During summers, your body is warm and in order to lower the heat from the body, it is essential to drink plenty of water to cool your body.


  • 9. Boosts Metabolism

    Drinking at least 8 glasses of water in a day will carry oxygen, and nutrients to other parts of the body. This also helps in removing the dead skin cells, waste material and toxins from the body. Keep your metabolism running by drinking lots of water.


  • 10. Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Water is extremely beneficial in preventing rheumatoid arthritis. The joints of the human body are prone to continuous friction, which can lead to arthritis. To maintain your joints in a proper shape and decrease the risk of arthritis, drink plenty of water.




We all know the importance of water and how much it is required by the body. Doctors recommend to drink at least 8-9 glasses of water per day. Drinking water has enough power to eliminate fatigue and depression from your body.

Water performs many primary functions in the body, which include carrying essential nutrients from the food you eat, regulating body temperatures, removing waste products, breaking down and transporting nutrients, and lubricating the joints.

Water is also required for performing other bodily functions as well like maintaining the pH balance, metabolism, breathing, preventing constipation, ensuring proper kidney function, and skin toning.

Water also plays a key role in the functioning of the nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system and excretory system.

Let us have a look at the 10 interesting health facts about water.

1. Maximizes Physical Performance

During intense exercise or high heat, human bodies tend to dehydrate. This takes out half of the body's water and causes fatigue, alters body temperature control, and reduces motivation. Drinking water reduces oxidative stress that happens during high-intensity exercise.

Share this article!

If you liked reading this article, share it with your close ones.

 
Health and Life
  • Activated Charcoal: Uses, Consumption, Preparation & Side Effects
  • 16 Healthiest Things To Add To Your Daily Tea
  • 11 Fascinating Health Benefits Of Honeydew And Its Nutritional Value
    • What Is Typhus? Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention
    • Arugula: Health Benefits Of The Mediterranean Wonder Green
    • Guarana: Benefits Of The Exotic Seeds Of Energy
      • Health Benefits Of Pineberries
      • Malnutrition In Children And Adults: Causes, Effects And Prevention
      • How Can You Live A Long And Healthy Life With Diabetes?
        • Everything You Need To Know About Scoliosis
        • Your Chapped Or Flaky Lips Could Indicate More Than Just Superficial Damage!
        • Global Handwashing Day: Why Hand Hygiene Is Important For Food Safety?
          • 10 Essential Oils For Relieving Gout Pain
          • Tuberous Sclerosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
          • Things To Know About Inherited Large Intestine And Rectal Cancer
            • What Is Matcha Tea And What Are Its Benefits?
            • Is Fluorescent Light Bad For You? Here's What You Should Know
            • Thyromegaly: Everything You Need To Know
              • Get Rid Of These Cancer-causing Things From Your Room!
              • World Arthritis Day 2018: Dos And Don'ts For Handling Knee Pain
              • What Are The Best Exercises For Obese People?