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The Side Effects of Not Drinking Adequate Amounts of Water

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The Side Effects of Not Drinking Adequate Amounts of Water

Water is something that most of us take for granted without even realising just how important it is to our health. While most of us do realise the importance of drinking adequate amounts of water, there are huge numbers of people that simply do not drink enough water on a daily basis. This is something that can have a damaging effect on the health in many ways, which is why we all need to make sure that we drink plenty of fresh water on a daily basis.

Many team leaders and managers in the workplace have to put up with a lot of staff sickness due to various health problems, and sometimes these are problems that may have been exacerbated by the person failing to drink adequate amounts of water. It can be difficult to encourage staff to drink water but by making things as easy as possible, such as installing a water cooler in the office or workplace, you can help to boost the chances of your workforce drinking water regularly throughout the day. This in turn can help to boost the health of your workers, which can have a positive knock on effect on sickness levels.

Some of the side effects

There are various side effect associated with failing to drink enough water. Some of the health problems that can occur include:

  • Dehydration
  • Problems with digestion
  • An increased risk of arthritis
  • High blood pressure
  • Fatigue and lack of focus
  • Skin problems
  • Headaches
  • Kidney problems

By encouraging your employees to drink more water through providing easy access to fresh, chilled water you could be saving them a lot of headaches (literally) and saving yourself the headache of having to deal with regular staff sickness issues.