Top 5 Importance of drinking water regularly in the body 

Mayor Chikwe Greatnes, Ogbonge Doctor, Drink Water Challenge

By Joanna Jaiyeola

Drinking a lot of water and staying hydrated is the most important thing you can do for yourself, to stay constantly healthy.

Lady drinking water

Generally, research has discovered the need for liquid in the human body.

Dr. F. Bateman, a student of Alexander Fleming – penicillin discoverer and Nobel laureate.

devoted his life to the study of the healing properties of water. He mentioned 7 sicknesses this process can cure.

You can check that out here: 7 Diseases You Can Treat with Drinking Water


Let’s dive into 7 benefits One can get from engaging in this process and what it does to your body

Boosts skin health and beauty.

1. Boosts skin health and beauty

Water still is the best healthy liquid in the universe due to its naturality. 

One previous study that supports the numerous benefits of drinking water on the skin is an article by Palma et al “Dietary water affects human skin hydration and biomechanics” 

Staying hydrated keeps your skin hydrated, and this makes your skin look fresh and plump.

It flushes toxins from the body inside which could have positive effects on your skin

A well-hydrated skin is less prone to wrinkles also.

The toxins and waste eliminated regularly through water reduce acne, and pimples while promoting clearer skin. It is a very important aspect in giving clear and smooth skin as it eliminates toxins, wastes, and bacteria from the body.

2. Prevents Kidney Stones 

A well-hydrated body dilutes the concentration of substances that can lead to kidney stones.

Research conducted by Poplin et al (2010) “Water, hydration and Health” shows the importance of hydration in reducing the risk of developing stones in the kidney. 

Hydration helps flush out impurities and waste products through urine, and this prevents stone formation.

Dehydration can lead to concentrated urine providing a conducive environment for the formation of stones.

Staying hydrated has been a key advice from healthcare professionals in reducing the risk of kidney stones.

3. Helps Treat headaches 

There are several studies that have proven the role of hydration in treating headaches.

“Headache and Hydration: A Systematic Review” by Finnochi and Del Setter (2019) shows the relationship between dehydration and headaches.

When the human body is dehydrated, it can lead to a reduction in the flow of blood, oxygen, and nutrients to the brain.

Drinking water rehydrates the body while solving the potential cause of headaches.

Hydration supports the detoxification of the human body and, helps flush out waste and toxins which could contribute to headaches.

4. Treats Constipation

Constipation is a situation where stool becomes difficult to pass out.

Adequate hydration helps soften the stool making it easier to pass 

When you are hydrated, it’s easier for your system to digest food to pass out 

5. Improves Digestion

Digestion starts from chewing in the mouth till the intestine, dehydration aids the digestion process from the mouth to the excretion process.

Other benefits of hydration are that it protects your joints and helps the brain function properly. 

As humans, we should prioritize being hydrated regularly, as it presents lots of health benefits to your body 

Read Also: 5 Proven ways of Conserving Water in the community

How often should you drink water?

Recently research has been about how much intake of water you should have per day 

The truth is no amount of water is too much to take per day, but scientists have it that humans should take at least 8 glasses of water in a day for healthy living.

Dehydration also attracts certain diseases 

Read more on the diseases you should save yourself from, this is so you can gain awareness and also make your community members aware of the importance of water to your health.

Here is a hydration Challenge that might Impress you Here Hosted by the Popular Ogbonge Doctor on Facebook

Mayor Chikwe Greatnes, Ogbonge Doctor, Drink Water Challenge

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