August 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Elder Care -Portland, OR... Are You drinking Enough Water?

Posted: 8/20/2013 3:31 PM by Interim HealthCare

As we age, the thirst mechanism in our bodies can break down. So even though we may not feel thirsty, we might not be getting enough fluids to replace what we lose naturally on a daily basis. You may remember that that the human body is over 90% water. We need a large concentration of fluids in our bodies for it to function properly. If we consume water on a daily basis, not just when we are t...

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