Water in Elderly Age

Water is especially important in the period of “the third age” because the body of elderly people less effective struggles against dehydration. Dehydration may occur unexpectedly: the sense of thirst of elderly people is dulled (for example, it may be caused by taking medicines), but the body still needs the same amount of water.

World Health Organization states that the body of elderly person needs about 1.5 liters of liquid every day. But in fact taking in account different factors (weight, climate, taking medicines), required amount of water is 2 - 2.5 liters. But don’t forget to consult to your doctor in order not to strain your heart and kidneys. It is important to remember that it is necessary to drink 8-10 glasses of pure water every day.

Tea and coffee not always may quench thirst, they also contain components that are not good for the health of elderly people. It is also recommended to drink mineralized table water with concentration of mineral salts which is enough to satisfy the needs of the body, but the concentration shall not be too high. “Wave of Baikal” water is appropriate for everyday intake! We will help you to save your health!