Dehydration causes headaches and can cause the healthiest adults and children to become extremely ill and can even cause death.
Since brain tissue is 85 per cent water, it would be logical to assume that lack of water could cause serious problems. It is recommended that we drink 64 oz per day.
The well-respected Mayo Clinic for Medical Research recognizes dehydration as a main cause of headaches in children.
A School Nutrition Action Group Newsletter states that poor hydration can cause headaches, pollution problems, and constipation in the short term, to urinary tract infections, renal stones and renal disease in the longer term.
We need to encourage our children to drink more while they are young so that they will hopefully develop the habit for the future.
So how do we get rid of dehydration headaches? Drink more water.
Dehydration causes headaches. Water cures dehydration headaches.
It is recommended to drink 16 to 32 ounces and you should see results in one to two hours.
The quality of water our children drink and the rest of the public for that matter should be examined closely.
According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) http://www.ewg.org/tap-water/home , drinking water quality analysis of almost 20 million records obtained from state water officials, tap water in 42 states is contaminated with more than 140 unregulated chemicals that lack safety standards. Since 2004, testing by water utilities has found 315 pollutants in the tap water Americans drink.
One of the world's most paramount health problems is Water-related diseases. It is also the most preventable.
How: Clean, pure, healthy water.
A quality water filter system is probably the best investment you can make in your family's health.
See the ways your family can benefit from a healthy drink of water.