Achieving Balance In CrossFit: Good Hydration Is About More Than Plain Water

The optimum core body temperature ranges from 96.8ᵒF – 102.2ᵒF, and this temperature rises to become up to 20 times greater during exercise, particularly during warmer weather. All strenuous exercise will elevate body temperature, which causes us to sweat. But as we become accustomed to a particular exercise, our bodies have to work less intensively to … Read more

Road Dangers of Dehydration: Why It’s Just As Dangerous As Drunk Driving

A study by Loughborough University in 2015 found that driving when dehydrated is equivalent to drunk driving, according to the Express. The summer season allows people the opportunity to enjoy a stretch of good weather. However, drivers face many challenges, especially those travelling long distances. Some common complications include hay fever, glare, and overheating due to … Read more

How To Stay Hydrated in Cold Weather

Woman stays hydrated in the cold

With a shocking being in a constant state of dehydration it goes without saying that it’s a nationwide concern, but it’s also a global concern. This is why it’s important to know that dehydration can follow anyone anywhere – even if it’s a colder climate or country. Usually, we are warned during the sweltering heat … Read more

How Hydration Affects Your Sleep

Roughly 60-70% of your body is composed of water. Having the slightest imbalance of hydration can impact your health from your urinary system to your nervous system. Recent findings indicate a direct correlation between dehydration and interrupted sleep. Staying hydrated through the night takes more than setting your water bottle on your nightstand. It presides in having … Read more

Dehydration Might Be Causing Your Infertility

Dehydration's Role In Infertility

Around 10% of people of reproductive age in the United States have experienced fertility problems. In some cases, the cause of these problems can be identified. Conditions and physical abnormalities that affect the reproductive organs may interfere with the process of fertilization or the implantation of the embryo. However, in some cases, the main cause … Read more

Death by Overhydration: How Water Intoxication Can End Your Life

How Overhydration Can Be Deadly

Overhydration or water intoxication is defined as a potentially fatal disruption of brain functions as the result of balance of electrolytes outside safe limits because of the intake of excessive water. Even if overhydration does not result in death, the condition can have catastrophic and even debilitating consequences. Common Causes of Overhydration Overhydration is rare. … Read more