Dehydration and Dry Eyes

28 Apr

Dry Eye Nutrition

Are we a dehydrated society? Can much of our dry eye symptoms be related to dehydration? by Dr. Michael Lange, Optometric Physician and certified nutrition specialist

How much water do you drink a day? What type of water do you drink? What other beverages do you drink routinely during a day? When is the last time your doctor asked you these questions? The typical American is not getting proper hydration throughout the day. Many of our health issues and symptoms could be related to chronic dehydration. Some studies indicate that as high as 75% of Americans are dehydrated. Some symptoms of dehydration are mood swings, depression, dry mouth, dry eyes, dry skin, weakness, dizziness, heart palpitations, confusion, cognitive problems, fatigue , heart burn, head aches, decreased urine out put, dark yellow urine, just to mention a few. We lose water every day through water vapor in our breath as we…

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