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Drinkinking Water And Lowering B/S Readings

Drinkinking Water And Lowering B/S Readings

How does drinking @64 ounces of water daily affect B/S?
Does it lower your B/S? And how does it do it?
Does it help to lower it by drinking water before bed?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I drink water because it boost my energy, deliver important nutrients to my muscle cells preventing fatigue, it helps weight loss and feel full longer without adding additional calories, aids in digestion, detoxifies and water 💧 hydrates my beautiful skin. Also, water helps maintain my blood pressure. It's essential for our kidneys and other body functions.

posted over 1 year ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Our bodies consist of approximately 60 % water. We lose water through urinating, bowel movement, breathing, sweating, exercising, fever, also when it is hot we sweat even more. So it is important to replace this loss of fluids everyday. When we get dehydrated our bodies try to retain water and this causes us to swell up especially in lower legs by gravity. Water helps dilute blood sugar levels in your blood stream, which is why dehydrated people have higher sugar levels. The only reason some people have to restrict fluid intake is if they have kidney failure as then the risks of swelling are higher as they do not eliminate fluids through urination as some no longer urinate when in kidney failure, which is why they end up on dialysis. But for the most people we lose water constantly everyday.

Water has no calories so it is the best fluid replacement for diabetics as there is no sugar in it either, this will help dilute the sugar in your bloodstream also by rehydrating your body.

posted over 1 year ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Pandapat, I agree. When I feel dehydrated I often drink water and I feel better. It gives me more energy.

posted over 1 year ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

By the time you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated!.

posted over 1 year ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you

posted over 1 year ago
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