Stay Hydrated to Ease Fibromyalgia Fatigue

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Hi, I'm Dr. Oz. Staying well hydrated is good for everyone's health, not only does it quench your thirst, but it also helps you fight off disease. Now, if you have an energy zapping condition like fibromyalgia, it's even more important, because dehydration contributes to fatigue and brain bug. A good hydration is easy, you can sip water, or non fat milk, juices, even coffee.

That's right, one cup of coffee gives you about two thirds of a cup of water, and a diuretic effects of caffeinated drinks like Java go away if you drink them regularly. But don't overlook food, you can get half of your daily dose of H2O by eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. For example, one 4-ounce of broccoli gives you 3-ounces of water.

You'll know you're getting enough water from beverages than food when your pee is pale, about the color of light beer. I think of a watermelon shot and a cucumber chaser. I'm Dr. Oz. For more ways to nourish your health, check out our smart tips.