The European Food Safety Authority recommends that women should drink eight glasses of water per day, men ten glasses and toddlers 6½ glasses. Quite often though, people are not sticking with these guidelines and as a result they are leaving themselves open to dehydration.
This infographic by The Water Filter Men, a provider of water treatment solutions in Ireland, looks at how dehydration can affect your body. From high blood pressure to fatigue and even muscle cramps, dehydration can have a detrimental impact on the body. For example, did you know that dehydration causes the enzymatic activity in the body to slow down, resulting in tiredness and fatigue? Find out more about dehydration in this infographic and also, get some tips to help you drink more water.