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Category: Water Stories
Posted: 2007-04-29 17:41

O.k. Class, put down your paint brushes and listen to a newsflash: Water affects your creativity!

This may seem to be an "inside" track but our creativity is usually expressed outwardly. Our creative efforts allow us to bring pleasure into ours and the lives of others. The "outside" (or exterior) enjoyment produces endorphins which in turn have a positive influence on the inside workings. Making our lives better from the OutsideIN. So, lets explore.....

Mild dehydration is a common and often overlooked cause of fatigue. Dehydration can reduce blood volume and diminish blood flow to the organs, slowing down your brain -- and you along with it.

Your creativity is a brain function, first and foremost. Your brain is 85% water. We often think of dehydration as a symptom or cause of illness. Did you know that by time you feel "thirsty" your body is already dehydrated??!! The feeling of "thirst" is a signal from your brain that the optimal level of H2o has dropped below what the body requires to provide all systems with adequate hydration.

If you drink the suggested 6-8/6oz glasses of water a day, you will not feel "thirsty". Actually, the 6-8 glasses is an average.

A person's daily minimal water requirement is half their body weight in ounces; a 160lb person should drink a minimum of 80oz water daily.

Notice, I said "water"! Juice, milk, and other beverages (obviously not coffee and tea which are diuretics) are liquids your stomach will digest but are not treated as "water" by your body. Your body does not extract water from other things you ingest but requires water in its own form.

This being said, the quality of water you drink comes into question.
Something to ponder!
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