What are the benefits of drinking eight glasses of water a day?!

Question: What are the benefits of drinking eight glasses of water a day?
What are the results that you may get if you get used to drinking 8 glasses of water a day? I am not used to it, but I'm trying. Any tips on how I can do it daily? What are the benefits to it?


More pee for golden showers. :P.

Water may help with weight loss as it assists the disposition of by-products of fat.

Water may help maintain youthful skin as it assists in the maintenance of skin suppleness and elasticity.

Water may help enhance the ability of the brain to focus and concentrate on tasks at hand.

Water may help relieve headaches caused by dehydration.

Water may help enhance metabolism which results in better digestion of food.

Water may help relieve fatigue and stress by helping dispose of toxic waste products.

Water may help keep body organs in tip-top shape as it provides much needed hydration and nutrients.


Lose weight:

Drinking water helps you lose weight because it flushes down the by-products of fat breakdown. Drinking water reduces hunger, it’s an effective appetite suppressant so you’ll eat less. Plus, water has zero calories. Here are the further details on how to achieve fat loss by drinking water.

Natural Remedy for Headache:

Helps to relieve headache and back pains due to dehydration. Although there are many other reasons contribute to headache, dehydration is the common one.

Look Younger with Healthier Skin:

You’ll look younger when your skin is properly hydrated. Water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturizes skin and increase skin elasticity.

Better Productivity at Work:

Your brain is mostly made up of water, thus drinking water helps you think better, be more alert and more concentrate.

Better Exercise:

Drinking water regulates your body temperature. You’ll feel more energetic when doing exercises and water helps to fuel your muscle.

Helps in Digestion and Constipation:

Drinking water raises your metabolism because it helps in digestion. Fiber and water goes hand in hand so that you can have your daily bowel movement.

Less Cramps and Sprains:

Proper hydration helps keep your joints and muscles lubricated, so you’ll less likely get cramps and sprains.

Less Likely to Get Sick and Feel Healthy:

Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu and other ailments like kidney stones and heart attack. Water adds with lemon is used for ailments like respiratory disease, intestinal problems, rheumatism and arthritis etc. Another words one of the benefits of drinking water can improve our immune system. Follow this link for further information on how lemon water can improve your health.

Relieves Fatigue:

Water is used by the body to help flush out toxins and waste products from the body. If your body lacks of water, your heart, for instance, need to work harder to pump out the oxygenated blood to all cells, so are the rest of the vital organs, your organs will be exhausted and so are you.

Good Mood:

Your body feels very good and that’s why you feel happy.

Reduce the Risk of Cancer:

Related to the digestive system, some studies show that drinking a healthy amount of water may reduce the risks of bladder cancer and colon cancer. Water dilutes the concentration of cancer-causing agents in the urine and shortens the time in which they are in contact with bladder lining.


...I really must comment regarding your reference to "WATER"
.....What dreary old way of taking in FLUIDS !... Try thinking about Tea,Coffee, Beer, wines and soft drinks Etc.

.... Anyway, behind that simple statement, there is a wealth of wisdom.
...Without an adequate amount of fluids, our bodies are subject to kinds of diseases and illnesses--- all of which can be fatal.

....Like all machines, our body needs "Lubricating " ---CONSTANTLY or it doesn't work ---At least not for long.
.....Everyone has heard about "KIDNEY FAILURE" --Haven't we ?
...Unless it's thoroughly FLUSHED OUT DAILY, the STRONG urine BURNS the kidneys and they become INFLAMED and begin to die through over work.
...Believe me when I say that URINE can really burn if too strong
...A bright orange colour is a sure sign of not having an adequate intake of fluids

....Other symptoms of not having enough fluids, is that the body reaches a state when there is INSUFFICIENT to go round (LUBRICATE) the body and other things start to "SHUT DOWN"
....Severe constipation can --and does occur, when the intestines can no longer supply enough lubricant.to the "Stools"

.....Also, The body can't provide enough fluid (SWEAT) to keep the body at the correct temperature
.....Blood production is under pressure -- leading to heart failure and reduced flow to the brain
.....Having a lack of fluids will also affect your ability to provide lubrication to your muscles
------ Ask any athlete on a long run.

....In short , You need a good supply of fluids to kept your body working ----or you DIE

it really makes everything work better. But dont overdo it either, too much water can be harmful..

64 ounces +/-

the partially hydroxegenated planet on which we abide.

You don't become dehydrated is the biggest most obvious benefit.
Water helps you stay healthy.

It helps you stay regular (fights constipation), rids your system of toxins, keeps your blood healthy and helps blood pressure.

All of these things help you stay energized and alert. :-)

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