Healthy nails are strong and pinkish in color due to the tiny blood vessels that feed each nailbed. The nail plate (the part of the nail that we can see) is made of keratin, the same protein that your hair is made from.
Your fingernails can be an indicator of overall health, with one aspect being hydration. A quick examination of your fingernails can reveal whether you need to drink more water!
Are Your Nails Dehydrated?
Ever worry that your fingernails are becoming brittle?
Take a look – are they showing any symptoms of dehydration?
Millions of people suffer from Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) every year – with women being more susceptible than men to get this common bacterial infection. Studies indicate that up to one-third of women will suffer from a UTI before the age of 24.
UTI Symptom Checker
Infection occurs when bacteria travels up the urethra and enters the bladder. Although most cases in adults can be quickly treated with the right medication – if left unchecked, the infection can spread to the kidneys and potentially affect kidney function.
Symptoms of UTIs vary from person to person, but will commonly include some or all of the following:
Having healthy, luxurious, and strong locks of hair have been a cherished desire of many people over the years. However, only a small percentage of people are born with natural great hair, while others need to put in more time and effort to get a silky mane.
For residents of San Cristóbal de las Casas, a southeastern state of Chiapas in Mexico, soda isn’t an occasional drink; soda is their main source of hydration!
Soda Linked to Diabetes?
Due to decreasing rainfall, poor local infrastructure and (crucially) a huge Coca-Cola plant on the outskirts of San Cristóbal de las Casas that has a license to draw thousands of gallons of water every day from the local water reserves, locals end up drinking soda instead of water.
The presence and effect of the Coca-Cola plant is the subject of heated and emotional debate, but what’s also startling is how a daily diet that consists mainly of …
So, we recently talked about the symptoms that young healthy women experience because of dehydration, but what about the dehydration symptoms found in men?
The Difference Between Men and Women
The clinical trials that we mentioned in our last blog post were carried out on both men and women, but the results were published separately. Interestingly, the men in this fascinating study showed several similarities to the women’s study, but also a couple of surprising differences.
Just like in the women’s clinical test conditions, the men were young, healthy and fairly active. The test results of mildly dehydrated males were compared to the results of fully hydrated test subjects.
Be honest…have you been a little snappy with anyone lately? Maybe you felt your patience being stretched a little bit or you felt as though you can’t concentrate on an important task? Dehydration in women is a big problem!
Mood Control and Mental Focus
If you’ve encountered low-key symptoms relating to your mood or cognitive abilities, you could try drinking a little more water – particularly hydrogen-rich alkaline water from Tyent water ionizers.
A fascinating study from the University of Connecticut Human Performance Laboratory found that even mild dehydration causes headaches, lack of mental focus, and the ability to control our mood.
“Our thirst sensation doesn’t really appear until we are 1% or 2% …
As we inch tantalizingly closer to summer days, could you use some inspiration for a delicious, refreshing drink to get your day started? We sure could! Forget about (or at least cut down on) the caffeine and make a cooling, hydrating jug of Zingy Citrus Flush!
A ZingyCitrus Flush is a delicious way to hydrate and get a slew of essential vitamin C and antioxidants to flush out harmful and aging free radicals!
Hydration is vital to good health, so give your Tyent water even more pep with a little something extra!
Alkaline Ionized Water
What do you need? A few ingredients that you might already …
Unless we have a specific reason to do so, many of us don’t think too much about the health of our kidneys. After all, if we’re in good health, then we can just assume that they’re happy enough getting on with the job of…of… actually, what do kidneys do exactly?
We know they filter stuff out, but what? And how? More importantly, how can we help them to do it better and more efficiently?
Bean There, Done That
Well, kidneys are incredibly sophisticated things. Bean-shaped and around the size of an adult fist, our kidneys play a vital role in keeping us healthy.