Keep in mind that there are other factors that may require you to drink more water. Here's a look at a few.
|TRAVEL TIP:||Make sure to drink extra water on the day before and the day of your trip.|
|DRY AIR UP THERE:||To combat low humidity levels on airplanes, drink one 8-ounce glass of water for every hour in the air.|
|WINTER WOES:||The colder it gets outside, the more energy your body requires to maintain a 98.6° temperature, therefore the more water your body needs. So, be sure to drink extra water in cold weather.|
|FLU BLUES:||Maladies such as pneumonia and the flu can sometimes lead to dehydration. So, be sure to drink more water when you are sick.|
|BEAT THE HEAT:||If you plan to spend time outside in wam weather, prepare by drinking one or two extra 8-ounce servings of water.|
|DEHYDRATING DRINKS:||Caffeinated and alcoholic beverages are considered dehydrating beverages, often causing your body to lose water. Try to drink an extra 8-ounce seving of water for every alcoholic of caffeinated beverage you consume.|
|MOMS NEED MORE:||Due to high concentrations of water in breast milk, nursing mothers require three additional 8-ounce servings of water per day. Drink up, mom!|