You’d think that since our bodies are made up of more than 70% water we wouldn’t need to drink as much as our doctors recommend (eight 8-ounce glasses daily), but that’s simply not the case. We lose water by the most mundane activities, including breathing, talking, and laughing, so it’s important that we replenish any liquid lost.
If you’ve experienced any of the following 15 symptoms, your body may be telling you to drink more water:
1. Extended Sickness
The toxins inside of us are expelled through the waste we secrete. Waste can only be shot out of our bodies if we have enough fluid to transport it to the toilet. However, reduced water levels will allow the toxins to set up base in our organs for much longer so shooing away viruses and bacteria becomes increasingly more difficult.