Quite often there is a misconception that the body is able to regulate the internal water saturation throughout life. In fact, every year fewer people feel the need in the water. That is why the elderly, children, unlike practically do not consume the usual water as stop thirsty.
Not less common misconception that the water demand can be satisfied by any other liquid. However, all that is not pure water, perceived stomach as food and therefore it is delayed for some time. And only after passing the process of splitting, the liquid goes into the intestine. Moreover, some drinks, such as coffee, beer, fizzy carbonated and still require greater consumption of water for dissolution than the drink itself. Only plain water drunk after sleeping on an empty stomach, as well as one hour before meals and two after it enters the intestine directly and freely.
Often the body is deficient in water even when it is sufficient supply - 1, 5-2 liters daily. This may be due to a deficiency of sodium that enters intake (cooking salt) and water. Together with water, sodium and potassium involved in the regulation of the water balance. With his lack of water is not able to stay in the circulatory and lymphatic systems. This eventually leads to cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension and other problems of the cardiovascular system.
The basis of many diseases is dehydration, and therefore the basis of any treatment should be based on the use of enough clean water. It helps to restore the water-salt metabolism, acid-base balance, blood oxygen saturation, cleanse the kidneys, liver and digestive system, maintenance of bone, joint and muscle tissue.
Signs of dehydration include dry mucous membranes and skin, heartburn, frequent headaches, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, anxiety, weight loss, sagging skin, fatigue. Disease dehydration include gastritis with high acidity, asthma, allergies, arrhythmia, hypertension, kidney stones and gallstones, gout, metabolic disorders, diseases of bones and joints.