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How 8 Glasses of Water A Day Can Prevent Illness and Infection

No matter what kind of state your health is in, there are a lot of things you can do to improve your condition and limit the chances of falling victim to further problems. Some people like to eat a lot of fruit, others like to spend a couple of hours on the treadmill each day, but the best and most effective means of staying fit and healthy is most definitely to drink plenty of water. With that in mind, the article you’re reading at the moment has been written in an attempt to explain exactly why this is the case. Don’t get me wrong, I’m no major health expert, and I probably don’t drink as much water as I should, but I have spent a lot of time talking to my GP over the last couple of weeks in preparation for writing and publishing this article. So, you can relax, safe in the knowledge that I know what I’m talking about.

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Water Gives Your Body Nutrients

You know how plants need sunlight to grow? And how they also need some kind of plant feed to become big and strong? Well, for us humans, water acts as a plant food. People who never drink water usually begin to suffer from certain conditions by the age of 30, whilst those who drink it regularly shouldn’t expect to encounter the same issues for at least another 10, maybe 20 years.

Water Strengthens Your Immune System

Whether you’re feeling fine at the moment, or even if you’re currently suffering from a kidney infection, drinking lots of water will help your immune system to regain control and fight any infections you have now, or may contract in the near future. You’ve only got to look at people who don’t drink water to see they often suffer from far more infections than the rest of us. While water won’t guarantee you never have to deal with things like this, it will seriously limit the chances of it happening in the first place.

Water Stops Incontinence

You might think this sounds a bit odd, but if you regularly suffer from incontinence, water could be exactly what you need to improve the situation. For whatever reason, drinking lots of water will encourage your body to start working properly, and so all the muscles that are malfunctioning and causing the incontinence could suddenly spring back into action. Also, drinking a few glasses before you go to bed will help you to gain more strength in your bladder, and thus giving it a good workout. Even so, you should never hold your urine too long, as this can cause damage.

Now you’ve read through all the information, and you understand a little more about how and why water can prevent illness and infection, I hope you’ll be more inclined to drink a few glasses each day. I realise it doesn’t taste as nice a coca cola, and I know that it can be a little cloudy if you drink it straight from the tap, but so long as you buy filtered mineral water from your local supermarket, all of these issues should become trivial.

Thanks for reading this post!

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