At low temperatures the flow of blood slows down, and, at the same time, the body is trying to fix the water.
While cold, we feel weaker thirst, which is especially dangerous for the elderly, who’s also that feeling naturally weakens.
In addition, the situation is getting worse by the fact that the body naturally begins to lose liquidity.
Therefore, by the year 85, the total quantity of liquid drops by 10 percent.
Moreover, to maintain the natural balance of body fluids, it is necessary to inject larger amounts of l
Drink enough water
Nutritionists recommend of minimum 8 glasses daily intake of this liquid.
Also, nutritionists add that, according to research results conducted at the Tufts University (USA), dehydration is one of the 10 most common causes of elderly ending in the hospital.
It is easier to dehydrate in the winter because the blood flow slows down at low temperatures and also the pressure increases.
Therefore, our body is trying to quench the liquid, so we use the toilet more often.
Also, since the blood flow in the extremities is reduced, our brain does not signal that we are thirsty.
In addition, it does not warn of dehydration.
With dehydration is also affecting kidney function.
Those who take the medicaments that encourage water loss, especially diuretics, are also endangered.
We need to drink water even when we are not thirsty
It is not enough to drink only when you feel thirst because it means you have dehydrated.
Elderly people should drink 6 to 8 cups a day, adults need 8 to 10 glasses, and also in the summer 12 glasses of water.
You can also use the natural lemonade or water with fresh cucumbers.
Nutritionists also recommend adding lemon or orange as a good alternative to the fresh water.
However, it is advisable to drink as much water as possible and to avoid sweetened beverages, juices, coffee, and alcohol.