Saturday, April 21, 2012

Water and Life

The most important life-giving substance in the human body, and one that the body desperately depends on, is water .
In the soft tissues -- muscle, liver, kidney, the intestines -- 75 percent of the volume of the cells is water . The brain cell  is 85 percent water. The first impact of dehydration is felt by the brain cells; they are very sensitive to water loss from the body and their functions would be affected by even minute changes in their water contents. The above figures roughly represent a normal, healthy state of function. The blood and fluids outside the cells consist of approximately 94 percent water.

Water has the urge and determination to flow from solutions at lower concentration to solutions at higher concentration when these solutions are separated by a thin membrane.
When the concentration of water is 94 percent outside the cell and 75 percent inside the cell, there is a tendency for water to flow across (osmosis) the cell membrane into the cell. This difference of 19 percent acts somewhat like the waterhead  of a hydroelectric dam.

Nature has designed a simple mechanism of providing each cell with hydroelectric power. it uses this 19 percent difference in water levels to generate electricity inside the cell. If you never drink enough water quota with respective to your own personal body weight then this 19 percent  difference will be reduced and this in turn will cause lesser energy generation; hence tiredness and other disease of dehydration will kick in.

In the same way that the height of water over the turbine generators of a hydroelectric dam turns the generators and create electricity , at the cell wall barrier. water turns the cat-i-on pumps  and generates electricity.

Water - The Energy of Life
Energy from the electricity that is generated by the cation pumps units is stored in small energy pool units or "batteries" called ATP . From this  energy pool the cell draws the necessary power to perform its various functions, such as transmission of information in the nerves, cell growth, cell division, and manufacture and secretion of some final products that the cell is naturally designed to produce. 
The food we eat mainly provides the raw materials for the wear and tear and some energy for the repair ; a smaller portion of energy required for the myriads of functional activities is taken from food. 

If we drink water regularly and enough, the main bulk of energy used by the human body is normally and naturally generated from hydro-electric power at the level of the individual cells.

Since all nerve transmissions depend in a major way on the hydroelectric energy of water, insufficient water intake can also cause a chronic fatigue state of the human body.

Acidity and the Cell
If for some reason the cation pumps of a certain region do not work properly, allowing acid to build up in an area, after a certain level of acidity is reach, overtime, the chemical reaction converts two of the elements to substance called kinins. These kinins and their subordinate products (K-agents) are pain producers, indicating that the acidity of the region is increased and that there is not enough "waterhead" to drive the acid-clearing pumps. It's as simple as that!

These kinins have two main natural functions.
1. One is to cause pain to immobilize the area that is short of water , water deficit, when the cells of the region cannot carry on all the water-dependent actions. 
2.The other equally important function is to begin a shunting system of circulation to bring more blood and supplies to the region ( inflammation) . It should be remembered that free-water deficiency of the cells means cell damage, particularly when it reaches a pain-producing level. It should also be remembered that although adequate water intake could prevent pain-producing levels of local or general dehydration, when cell damage has taken place, in most cases (and particularly in bone and joint pains), the hasty act of increased water intake cannot reverse the situation immediately. The local damage will be repaired according to a pattern that takes time. 

The water content of the human body is in two states : free water and bound water. Bound water is busy with the maintenance of other functions and is not available for new work. Free water, as its name implies, is available to perform other physiological functions, in much the same way that cash $$$ flow gets things done. Bound water is like fixed assets ; it is credit but not readily dispensable.

To get your body's "cash flow" topped up, regularly enough, you need to work for it and drink water.  Don't wait to get pain. Drink water on regular basis, even if you are not thirsty. 

Know this fact: cellular dehydration happened first before the thirst signal is trigger by your body. When you really feel thirsty, your body already entered in 2 percent dehydration. Overtime prolonged dehydration will produce signs and symptoms of diseases of labels from the main stream medicine.

Don't imagine that adry mouth is the only indication of thirst; chronic pain also is often an indication of regional thirst, particularly in rheumatoid arthritic joints of the hands, knees, etc. 

With increase in age, we lose our thirst sensation. The thirst signal grows weaker. But this thirst sensation can be revived by following the watercure formula . We can be thirsty for one glass of water when our body might actually need two, three,  or more glasses of water to be "topped up." Even a few drops of water can make the difference to an important bodily function. 

[ News:
A New Zealand mother of eight has died after drinking 10 liters of Coca-Cola a day, a coroner's investigation heard.
Natasha Harris, 30, suffered a cardiac arrest that her partner believes was brought on by her massive soft drink intake.
Harris, from the southern city of Invercargill, was vomiting six times a week in the months leading up to her sudden death in February 2010, but she attributed it to stress.
The mom would become moody, irritable and have no energy without her daily dose of Coke, but the family did not suspect her habit was to blame, the Otago Daily Times reported.
Her partner, Chris Hodgkinson, told Otago-Southland coroner David Crerar Wednesday that Harris guzzled at least 10 liters a day.
"The first thing she would do in the morning was have a drink of Coke and the last thing she would do in the day was have a drink of Coke by her bed," he said.
"I never thought about it. It's just a soft drink, just like drinking water. I didn't think a soft drink was going to kill her."
Pathologist Dr. Dan Mornin told the court it was likely Harris had severe hypokalemia -- a lack of potassium in the blood -- brought on by her excessive consumption of soda.
He said she died from cardiac arrhythmia, and that her soft drink habit, along with poor nutrition and too much caffeine, contributed to her death.
Crerar has yet to determine a cause of death.
In a statement to The Southland Times newspaper, a Coca-Cola representative said that "grossly excessive ingestion of any food product, including water" could be harmful.
"We believe that all foods and beverages can have a place in a balanced and sensible diet combined with an active lifestyle," the statement added.

One can (330ml)of Coke will set your body lack (dehydrating) of another 32 cans(330 x 32 = 10560 ml) of water in your body.  

Are you still drinking coca-cola? Watch this

The daily routine OF THE BODY DEPENDS ON A TURNOVER OF ABOUT 40, 000 glasses of water. The human body recycles this volume of water in 24 hours, but at the end it needs a minimum top-up of about six-ten glasses of water in 24 fours. Tea, coffee and colas, and alcohol are not to be considered as water, free-water,; these drinks are  drying agents, and they force water out of the body, even when the water balance is the body already in dehydrated state. Severe drought. In the summer and humid periods, and during continuous exercise (particularly in the summer) the human body need more water for its cooling system ( perspiration and sweating) and staying indoor air-conditioned environment also tax the body of the water balance, due to the dry circulated air, --- sometimes up to 10 to 15 or even more  glasses of water a day.

When you drink this amount of water , you should not maintain a salt-free diet. Otherwise you will develop cramps, because salt is involved in pushing acid out of the cell and from the body. Higher water intake will mean a greater loss of salt from the body. Water by itself is the best natural diuretic. Increase in daily urine volume will mean a comparative increase in loss of salt from the body, which may produce complications of its own.

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