Hydrate for heart health [hydration benefits 101]
Why is drinking more water so important? Find out in this series of short articles that explores the overlooked benefits of hydration.
It may seem obvious, but scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have demonstrated through studies that proper hydration reduces the risk of cardiovascular problems. How so? Well, given that that human body is mostly water, the heart relies on sufficient water intake to keep your blood pumping smoothly. Drinking too little fluid each day can lead to a thickening of the blood, which can then lead to numerous circulation issues. Proper hydration is a simple way to keep your ticker ticking!