What If You Stopped Drinking Water? Effects of Less Water Drinking

  What IF You Don’t Drink Water?

    Every living organism we know of requires water to survive. It’s part of the reason we look so feverishly for water on other planets across the universe, and consume it consistently every day here on Earth. So what would happen to your body if you stopped drinking water? 
       Of course, when we say ‘water’ we’re including all fluids which simply contain water – like juices, pop, or tea. Much like the desire to breath in oxygen, thirst is a survival instinct. H20 is the most abundant molecule in the human body making up, on average, 65%of an adult. About 60% to 80% human body is water. We need water for various purposes like digestion and excretion.

What IF You Don't Drink Water
What IF You Don’t Drink Water

Here Some Of the Effects of What happens, If we don’t drink water?

1) Your Skin Worsens   
        If your skin is not getting the sufficient amount of water, the lack of hydration will present itself by turning your skin dry, tight and flaky. Dry skin has less resilience and is more prone to wrinkling

2) Your Energy Drops
        The lack of H20 then begins to affect your body. Due to lack of enough nutrients the energy will drops.  

3) You Lose Focus

        The lack of H20 then begins to affect your brain – you may feel light headed, have a slower response time and decreased ability to feel pain. In fact, when you’re dehydrated, your brain tissue literally shrinks. In studies observing hydrated vs. dehydrated participants, the same task required more brain power and oxygen in dehydrated individuals compared to those fully hydrated

4) Your Risk of Stroke Increase

About 60% to 80% human body is water. And our brain needs enough water to funtion correctly. lack of water can tend to stroke and other serious issues.

5) You Get Crankier

       You will get disturbed and hence you will easily get angry, due to lack of water your mind feels irritated and you will get crankier most of the times

6) You Feel Hungrier

        Sometimes you can feel like you’re hungry, when all you need to do is drink water. It could be thirst causing that rumbling inside your stomach, not actual hunger. Because dehydration slows the metabolism, it could have adverse effects in the body’s ability to burn fat.

7) Your Metabolism Tanks

        Recent studies have shown that water drinking provided a sympathetic stimulus which increased the metabolic rate, i.e, thermogenesis, which in turn augmented the daily energy expenditure.

8) You Get Headaches

         Fatigue is a side effect of dehydration. So, if dehydration is the cause of the fatigue and fatigue is the cause of the headache– start by treating the fatigue and get hydrated.
Cluster headaches are also known to be cured by drinking water.

9) You Gain Water Weight

        When you’re not drinking enough Water , your body holds every drop to prevent severe dehydration. As result your weight can be Increased.

10) You Have More Bathroom Troubles

        You may not want to talk what happens in the bathroom, but, hey, your (literal) shit’s important. If you don’t drink enough water, going to the bathroom will become a bit painful

11) Your Kidneys Will Function Poorly

      The leading cause of kidney stones is a lack of water. People who report them often do not drink the recommended daily amount of waterKidney stones may also increase the risk of chronic kidney disease

12) Danger to Your Heart
      Dehydration causes strain on your heart. The amount of blood circulating through your body, or blood volume, decreases when you are dehydrated. To compensate, your heart beats faster, increasing your heart rate and causing you to feel palpitations.

13) Guys May Experience Erectile Disfunction
If one area is off, such as fluid levels that are too low because of dehydration, EDcan occur. Understanding what can lead to dehydration, how dehydration can causeED, and how it’s treated can help prevent both dehydration and ED caused by lack of fluids.

14) You Stop Crying

     If caused by dehydration, drinking plenty of water will help flush out salt in the body and properly hydrate your eyes to help reduce eye strain.In the event of severe dehydration, more serious, life threatening symptoms may arise.

15) Your Pee Changes Color

      In people with diabetes, elevated blood sugar levels cause sugar to spill into the urine and water then follows, which may cause significant dehydration. … Inability to drink fluids: The inability to drink adequately is the other potential cause of dehydration.

What IF You Don’t Drink Water? For Long Period

      Water is also a major component of blood. However, every day we lose about 2 to 3 liters of water through sweat, urine, breathing, etc. Hence, to compensate the water loss, if we don’t drink enough water, then we will get dehydrated. As a universal solvent, it carries nutrients and hormones through the body, regulates body temperature, cushions our joints and even lubricates our eyes. You produce around 1.5 litres of urine every day, with another litre lost from breathing, sweating and pooping.So it’s essential that the body replaces this liquid.The thirst centre of the brain is located in the hypothalamus, and is constantly using sensors in your blood vessels to monitor the amount of sodium and other substances in your body. For example, if you sweat too much, your blood volume and pressure fall. The brain then detects this change and creates the urge drink something, NOW! So what happens if you are unable to satisfy this thirst?The initial signs of dehydration are the obvious dry mouth, following which your urine becomes darker with a stronger odor, as your body attempts to conserve more fluids. The lack of H20 then begins to affect your brain – you may feel light headed, have a slower response time and decreased ability to feel pain. In fact, when you’re dehydrated, your brain tissue literally shrinks. In studies observing hydrated vs. dehydrated participants, the same task required more brain power and oxygen in dehydrated individuals compared to those fully hydrated.After a day or two with no fluids you’ll stop peeing all together, have trouble swallowing,suffer from muscle spasms and likely experience nausea – after all, your body can survive without food much longer, and attention to digestion is not a priority at this point.Eventually, victims may become delirious with severely impaired brain function. Interestingly,studies looking at elderly patients who suffer from delirium, found that many are simply suffering from chronic dehydration in the first place. After even more time without water, the blood stops flowing to your skin, reducing heat loss but increasing your core body temperature. This can lead to a grey-blueish tinge to your skin. Beyond 3-5 days without water, and your body will begin to shut down it’s organs, and eventually the brain.Of course, unlike the plentiful oxygen we breath, only 2.5% of all Earth’s water is fresh; most of which is locked up in glaciers, ice caps and underground lakes known as aquifers,leaving less than 1% available for drinking. And most of this water is actually used to grow crops; approximately 500 billion litres of freshwater is used daily for agriculture in the USA alone, with another 500 billion litres to cool electric power plants. And as our personal drinking sources become increasingly contaminated, over 783 million people on earth are unable to access clean water.Scientists around the world are trying to
find solutions to this problem – from attempts to remove salt from ocean water, tap into
underground aquifers and creating innovative water filtration systems. If we look to space,NASA has developed technology for astronauts to turn their urine into water more pure than what we drink on earth. But we can’t just rely on science and technology – perhaps the solution relies on us as a species to understand and contribute to this global water crisis. And subscribe for more weekly

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