Monday, December 19, 2016

Stay Hydrated This Winter With Culligan Water

Our bodies hydration needs don't generally change from season to season, even though the weather is chillier and we may not feel the need to cool off with a cold glass of water as often, our bodies continue to lose water the same way they do in warm weather. Staying well-hydrated with Culligan water this winter has several general health benefits - in today's Culligan Lake of the Ozarks blog you'll learn how to recognize the signs of dehydration and what steps you can take to prevent winter dehydration.

What is dehydration and how can you tell if you are dehydrated?

Dehydration occurs when you drink less water than your body needs, or excessive water is lost do to physical activity. Water is essential for survival and an imbalance can lead to serious problems. Dehydration is a serious condition that can shut down your organs, it's important to recognize the signs of mild dehydration before more it becomes too serious. 

Mild to moderate dehydration can cause symptoms like:

  • Thirst
  • Dry and or sticky mouth
  • Sleeplessness or tiredness
  • Lake of energy
  • Inactivity or sluggishness 
  • Headache, dizziness or the feeling of being lightheaded

  • Drink 8 eight-ounce glasses of water regularly throughout the day.
  • Keep a bottle of water with you during the day, drink it before you feel thirsty.
  • Assess your bodies hydration changes based on your activity level throughout the day, address water needs accordingly.
  • Drink a glass of water before consuming a caffeinated or alcoholic beverage.
  • Consume foods that are high in water content, like fruit and vegetables. 

How can Culligan Lake of the Ozarks help?

Staying hydrated during the winter and every day is important. It's essential for proper digestion, heart, liver and kidney function, and helps plump dry skin and hydrate your muscles as well. During the winter, holiday activities are in full swing and many people fill their calendars with shopping, baking, parties and other fun festivities and drinking enough water can easily be overlooked. Put good health at the top of your list this season and consider a Culligan Bottled Water service or a Bottle-Free Water Cooler. 

Culligan Lake of the Ozarks offers a variety of drinking water solutions including reverse osmosis drinking water systems to bottled water delivery. Our 5 gallon bottles of water are delivered right to you home and contain 80 eight-ounce servings, making it just a fraction of the cost of purchasing bottled water. When you choose Culligan bottled water you know your water is free of impurities, like sodium, lead and chlorine, making it the healthy choice for your family. Stay hydrated this winter by contacting the Culligan Lake of the Ozarks team and arranging for fresh, clean water to be delivered to you door. As your normal routine changes for the holidays, your local Culligan man has the perfect recipe to keep dehydration at bay - a healthy lifestyle and delicious drinking water is just a call away! 

277 Lower Business Park Road • Linn Creek, MO 65052 • (573) 346-5221

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