Health News (Week 17 – 2015)
By Robert Redfern
If you read my books you will know I advocate drinking a good amount of water over the day for health recovery but I have to admit I do not do this when I am driving long distances. The article below explains that it is very important to always drink water when driving, which, in a sense endorses the point that water is the second most important health activity after breathing – you can read more below.
Today is the start of Summer in the northern hemisphere and in the UK it’s celebrated by traditional dancing and crowning of the May Queen. These traditions go back a few thousand years and I am sure they celebrate fertility and making babies. In my own lifetime I have seen fertility become a serious problem and I’m happy to recommend my book as a successful solution for those struggling to make a healthy baby. Click Here to download my book.
David Meyer’s eyesight article this week is about cataracts which is the other eyesight epidemic afflicting the population.
This week’s main articles:
Drinking and driving!
A new study shows that sipping water while driving is one of your most important moves for safety. In the past on road trips I went to pee right before leaving and rationed liquids during my journey to avoid making frequent toilet stops.
Good research has now shown that cutting back on water while driving could be a very dangerous habit. The study published in the journal Physiology and Behavior, showed that driving while dehydrated is just as dangerous as driving drunk:
Cataracts are one of the most common eye problems amongst older people and the leading cause of sight loss globally, even in younger people. It accounts for 51% of world blindness. By age 65, you have a 50 per cent chance of developing a cataract and by age 75, it jumps to 70 per cent. The lens is the only part of the body where cells are not regenerated and have to last a lifetime: