Water & The Body
- Q How can drinking water help my adrenal function?
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Integrative MedicineYour adrenal glands help your body get through stressful periods by maintaining your blood sugar, blood volume, and blood pressure. Low adrenal function makes it hard to hold on to the salt and water needed to maintain a proper blood pressure, so... Full Answer
- Q I am over 45, how important is hydration to my overall health?
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Integrative MedicineStaying optimally hydrated is critical to get nutrients to your cells and wash away toxins. The next time you find yourself tired during the day, drink a glass of cold water and see how dramatically your energy picks up almost instantly. Over half of our... Full Answer
- Q Is water important to muscle health?
Hydration is important to muscle health, especially while exercising. A person who is exercising needs plenty of water before and after the activity and should drink during prolonged workouts. Too little water can lead to muscle cramps, heat exhaustion,... Full Answer