18 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Don't Drink Enough Water
We all know that drinking water is important. Ever notice how every health, fitness and weight loss article you read recommends drinking more of it? Loads of celebrities swear by it too; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Kylie Jenner and Cameron Diaz have all spoken about the benefits of water for overall health and glowy skin. But, beauty benefits aside, what actually happens to our bodies when we don’t get enough of it? Well, the short answer is that water is essential for human life. Your body is composed of roughly 60% water and research has shown that even mild dehydration can have strong effects on your physical and mental health.A survey carried out by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution shows that 89% of the population is not drinking enough water to maintain healthy hydration levels, with a staggering quarter of those over 55 saying that they drink no water during the day.