The Hydrus Edge

Like most people, Alison was unaware that her chronic symptoms: dry mouth, dry eyes, dry skin, and fatigue were caused by an autoimmune condition known as Sjögren’s Syndrome.  “It affected everything from my sight to my mouth, to my romantic life with my husband. I......

While it’s not something that men and women like to talk about vaginal dryness caused by chronic dehydration can cause your sex life and intimacy to suffer.  Around 17% of women aged 18-50 experience problems with vaginal dryness during sex, even before menopause. And nearly......

If you suffer from fibromyalgia and flare-ups such as intense muscle pains, headaches, fatigue, dry mouth- the key to recovery is staying well hydrated. That’s because the leading cause of many of these symptoms is chronic dehydration.  Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 10 million people in......

For people with arthritis, chronic dehydration impacts more than just outward symptoms such as thirst, headaches, and fatigue.  Dehydration causes an increase in joint pain, muscle aches and inflammation in the body.  Chronic dehydration can become a bigger problem for people with arthritis, especially during summer......

The biggest fitness craze in the world right now isn’t a new aged yoga school or latest gym contraption, it’s a two-wheeled bicycle with a lot of tech: Peloton. The fitness company’s profits are soaring, especially as the coronavirus pandemic is holding people captive in......

Rapid weight loss and being able to eat foods that you like are two main reasons why people love the ketogenic diet (keto diet). But as more people embark on their low-carb journeys, managing dehydration and water intake become more crucial than ever.  According to......

Pat White was athletic, vibrant, and active for his first 52 years of his life, until he was stricken with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome or POTS, which debilitated him so severely that it kept him bedridden for most of the next 5+ years. Within two weeks,......

Feeling thirsty after an intense workout is pretty typical. It’s a natural sign of dehydration  and a signal that  we need to replenish fluids into our body and bloodstream. But what many of us don’t know is that our muscles need water and electrolytes too.......

While there are many reasons why you may suffer from joint pain- one less known cause is dehydration. When your body is dehydrated, it often reacts in the form of pains and aches. And can cause you to think you have a severe condition when,......

If you have ever experienced a persistent sticky, cottony dry feeling in your mouth, difficulty swallowing or tasting food, and constant sore throat or hoarseness – you are probably suffering from a dry mouth also known as xerostomia.   The American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM) estimates......

Does your mouth, throat, or nose feel dry and scratchy when you get up in the morning? Do you feel tired only hours after waking up in the morning? Do pains and aches start to kick in around in the early afternoon? By 3 PM,......

We’ve all heard the saying that the sign of a healthy dog is a wet nose, well that’s also the case for humans. Did you know that persistent dry nose and sinuses can make you more susceptible to viral and bacterial infections? Yes, it’s true.......

Contrary to popular belief, drinking water all day long may not be the best way of hydrating throughout the day. I know you might be in disbelief, but studies have shown that drinking water throughout can cause over-hydration and have little impact on your body.......

Let’s face it, persistent dry mouth isn’t ranked on the list of medical conditions that are considered severe illnesses, but if you have ever woken up in the morning with a sore throat, numbness on your tongue and cottonmouth, you know how uncomfortable it can......

More than 4 million Americans suffer from dry eyes experiencing frequent bouts of redness, burning and blurred vision with little option other than turning to expensive eye drops and other topical medications to prevent the discomfort caused by dry eyes. Many of these costly solutions......

According to experts, autoimmune disease patients with inflammatory arthritis and Lupus may be more susceptible to the coronavirus.  “It is certainly concerning for everyone, especially those who are immunocompromised. We need to exercise more caution and be more alert with these patients,” says Nilanjana Bose,......

Finding ways to boost your immunity to fight coronavirus has never been more critical. While many of us are aware of recommendations made by the World Health Organization (WHO), such as adequately washing hands 5-8 times a day, using tissues when sneezing and coughing, and......

The drinking water you are consuming may be one of the factors causing your autoimmune disease. According to research by the Water Research Center (WRC),  more than 80 autoimmune disorders may be related to water quality issues. The most common water quality problems are related to......

Trying to maintain a healthy diet, exercise regimen and active lifestyle are vital to improving our health. But what most people often overlook is the impact of hydration on our body and its role in preventing autoimmune diseases. Dehydration can result in headaches, cramping and......