Shed a Tear of Hope for These Natural Remedies for Dry Eyes

Does it seem like you can't get rid of your dry eyes? Many things cause people to get dry eyes. Some people even suffer from dry eye syndrome, which prevents their eyes from producing tears. So what causes chronic dry eyes? Wind, not blinking, and lack of hydration can lead to you getting dry eyes. Luckily, there are several measures that you can take to get your eyes back to a healthy state. Read on to learn 5 natural remedies for dry eyes. 1. Use a Warm Rag Tears are made of oil, water, and mucus that your body produces. This means that your eyes need to be moist for them to be ...
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Four Drinks Which Can Help Improve Your Sleep

Four Drinks To Help You Sleep
Many of us have trouble getting to sleep or having a good night's rest. Insomnia is a common problem for many people and is thought to affect one in three adults. Good sleep hygiene can include simple actions such as making sure that your room is at a comfortable temperature before you go to sleep. Generally, this is cooler than you might think – Peter Alexander report that between 60 and 75F is the ideal temperature. Going to bed around the same time each night is also thought to help. Listening to soothing music can also aid relaxation and help you to unwind. If you are still struggl...
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Top Smoothies Good For Your Physique And Hydration

Best Smoothies To Keep You Hydrated
Typically we take a look at keeping hydrated by drinking good old H2O. However, there are plenty of neat ways to keep yourself hydrated. Some of them can even be delicious, refreshing smoothies. Healthy, nutritious, and an excellent way to start your day with a burst of healthy fruits. Not only do these smoothies fill your stomach, but they also make you feel productive and ready for the day! Great Smoothies For Keeping Hydrated Breakfast Smoothies Quick Tips: Either freeze the fruit, or add ½ a cup of ice to make your smoothie cold. Breakfast smoothies are always a grea...
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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 of reproductive problems is not an abnormality in the organs but rather the overall state of our body. Dehydration in particular can have devastating effects on our fertility. In both males and females, not drinking enough water will cause a...
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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. The most common causes of overhydration or water intoxication are: Drinking contests Long exercise sessions and overconsumption of water Drug use, particularly MDMA of ecstasy There are cer...
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How to Stay Hydrated While Flying

Becoming dehydrated while flying easily occurs due to the arid conditions found on airplanes. Because it’s incredibly easy to step off your flight and find yourself dehydrated, it’s important to make sure that you stay hydrated enough while you are flying. There are multiple ways to ensure that you’ve gotten enough H20 in you before you land. How Flying Dehydrates Your Body Everyone who has had a long flight will tell you that they don’t feel very well soon after. Most chalk it up to jet lag and being tired, which is obvious. However, a lot of people who fly don’t realize that they are d...
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Illnesses Caused By Dehydration

Ailments Caused By Dehydration
The adult human body is made up of around 60-70% water and will typically lose 8-12 cups a day through urination, breathing, sweating, digestion, and other natural bodily functions. Your body needs you to replenish lost fluids at a similar rate that it loses it to maintain good hydration which is essential for good health. This doesn’t have to be just through water or beverages as 20% of the average person’s fluid intake will come from food. Anyone is at risk of becoming dehydrated, but children, elderly and ill people are more susceptible. Illnesses can lead to dehydration but can also be cau...
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The Importance Of Hydration In Fitness

The Importance of Hydration in Fitness
Most people understand that drinking plenty when working out is essential for keeping you healthy and hydrated. However, 40-43% of Americans between 20-50 years old consistently don’t drink enough water, even when they’re exercising. Many reasons can be given for not drinking enough water, with one survey finding 42% of American workers simply don’t feel thirsty, closely followed by 41% preferring other drinks, like coffee. But our bodies are made up of about 60% water, so it’s essential to replenish it so that everyday bodily functions that keep us in good working order can occur. How ...
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Battling Dehydration: Common Signs You Need To Drink More Water

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Despite the fact that water is an essential dietary resource for nearly every living organism on the planet, most of us really don’t drink enough of it. In fact, it’s estimated that 40-43% of all American adults aged 20-50 consistently fail to meet the recommended daily intake for their age and size. Elderly adults and children are even less likely to be getting enough. By now we’re all aware of the “eight daily glasses” rule of thumb. However, factors like activity level, weather conditions, and health circumstances can mean some people need more water than others. The following are just ...
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