How to Hydrate our Body in a Hot Weather
Our physical body is made up of two parts; the flesh and blood. The flesh is made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, organs and other structures. The work of the flesh is doing activities such as walking and jumping. The blood is the one that keeps the flesh alive. There are many things that are found in blood. For an instance we have enzymes, cells, and sugars as examples of things found in the blood. Water has been known to make the largest percentage in the composition of the blood. The appearance of blood is red in color. Oxygenated blood is dark red in color while deoxygenated blood light red in color. Blood does a number of functions in the body. Blood helps in the distribution of heat in the body by circulation process through its vessels. Some of the examples of classes of blood vessels are aorta, veins, capillaries, venules, and arterioles. It is possible to differentiate blood vessels in terms of their sizes and functionality. It has been noted for an instance the largest blood vessel to be the aorta while the smallest one to be the capillaries.
It is the role of the blood to distribute beneficial nutrient in the tissues of the body. It has been known for blood to aid in the removal of the waste substances from the body. Blood plays a role in improving the health of the body. Blood has cells that ensure that the body is healthy at all times. The role of the platelets found in the blood is to aid in the healing process of the injuries. White blood cells makes the body have immunity. The function of the red cells is to transport gasses into and out of the body. The body is vulnerable to dehydration. Dehydration is mostly experienced during hot weather. The body usually sweats when doing activities such as exercises and business. The skin has sweat glands that excrete water and salts through evaporation when the weather is hot. It has been known for dehydration to cause problems such as a headache and bring malfunctioning to the body.
It should be our aim to stay in cool places during summer to avoid dehydration. There are a couple of strategies we can employ to make our body hydrated especially in summer. Consuming a lot of water can make our body to be hydrated always during hot weather. It is acceptable to take eight glasses of water daily to curb dehydration cases. It is possible to hydrate our body by taking foods that have high water content such as fruits and vegetables. We should avoid taking drinks such as alcohol that dehydrate our body during hot weather periods.
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