The human body is made of water. It accounts for around two-thirds of our overall physiology. Every single cell needs it. Here’s another amazing fact: the human brain is around 75 – 78% water. So how does water affect your brain?
1. Nutrients and Oxygen
Your brain needs a constant supply of oxygen and nutrient-rich blood flow in order for it to function. Water is vital for the purpose of delivering essential elements and nutrients to your brain.
2. Dehydration and Cognitive Function
To put it plainly: when we don’t drink enough water, we cannot think clearly. Dehydration is bad news for your health. Among other things, it affects your skin, energy levels – and the brain.
Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 19, 2019 7:39 pm
Thanks to laser-focused campaigning and an increasing number of celebrities and public figures coming forward to talk openly about their own experiences, we’re all discussing mental health more than ever before.
Despite the conversations around mental well-being being brought further into the light, a recent comprehensive report into the current situation across America makes for bleak reading.
While all mental health concerns you may have should be referred to your doctor…there are five easy and practical steps we can all take to support good mental and emotional well-being!
Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy
1) Engage in Regular Exercise
Science endorses the hypothesis that exercise is good for mental …