The Hydrus Edge

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a pandemic flu and a seasonal flu infection?  Well, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there are some stark differences between seasonal flu infections, which commonly occur during the winter months and rare pandemic......

When most people think of dehydration, it’s not uncommon to think of hot summers and sweltering temperatures. But did you know that staying hydrated in the fall and winter months is even more vital to your health?   While your body isn’t losing excessive amounts......

Teens and young athletes who participate in sports activities are at a much higher risk of  dehydration, according to the Mayo Clinic. Even mild dehydration can affect your child’s athletic performance, focus, agility, and energy- and ultimately impact their performance on the field.  While parents......

Proper hydration may be one of the best ways to improve your immunity- especially during the fall and winter when your body experiences increased dryness due to cold weather and dry air. According to a recent article published by Harvard Health, your skin plays a......

If you suffer from symptoms such as dry eyes, dry mouth, dry skin/ eczema and have found that topical treatments such as eye drops, mouthwashes, lotions don’t work in relieving your symptoms- the reason may be a lack of whole-body hydration.  What Is Whole-Body Hydration......

Whether you are a small mid-sized business (SME) or large corporation minimizing exposure to COVID-19 has become critical to your business’s survival. While many employers have adopted biometric testing and sanitizing protocols to provide a safe and healthy workplace, it’s also crucial to consider preventive......

Why Water Alone Is Not Enough We’ve all heard the standard advice that drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day can boost hydration. But drinking water alone is not going to solve your body’s dehydration issues. Your hydration needs depend on your age,......

While the legal profession opens the door to a highly rewarding career, many attorneys can find themselves suffering from physical and mental health issues caused by high levels of stress and burnout. Attorney wellness is increasing  become a significant issue.  According to a recent ALM......

Want to look youthful and feel our best?  A glowing complexion and radiating skin isn’t just a sign of good health; it helps you look younger and boosts self-confidence. Researchers are now finding that there’s a link between dehydration and premature aging.  Dehydration can cause an......

Water is the essence of life. It’s essential to our body’s function and our vitality. Without it, not a single living thing in this world exists.   Nearly 70% of the human body is composed of water. All of the body’s physical systems rely on it......

That bead of sweat rolling down from your temple to your neck while you remain locked in an empowering warrior one pose isn’t just an acknowledgment of your hard work. It’s a reminder of the most essential thing your body needs to improve your workout:......

The average American spends more than 10 hours a day interacting with a smartphone or computer screen, and too much screen time may wreak havoc on your eyes.  Digital eye strain, computer vision syndrome and visual fatigue are a group of eye and vision-related problems......

What if there was a simple fix that could boost your performance at work while working remotely or from home?  Well, there is: it’s proper hydration. While it sounds like a simple solution, proper hydration can help you to become more productive and complete tasks faster. ......

If you suffer from red, irritated dry eyes and are trying to figure out what is causing the pain, redness and irritation, take a look inside your medicine cabinet. Prescription drugs are one of the primary causes of dry eye disease. That’s according to Dr.......

When most of us think about hydration or feeling dehydrated, we often default to the commonly held advice of “drinking 8 to 10” glasses of water a day. Now, there is mounting evidence that proper hydration isn’t just about drinking more water; it’s about delivering......

From his college years as a rugby and football player at Yale University to tennis, sailing, and golfing and traveling around the world, 79-year-old Lee Marsh has always maintained an active and vibrant lifestyle. “In my early years, I was always in excellent health. I......

Are you unable to focus correctly or forget simple things easily? If you experience frequent memory loss, a lack of mental clarity, poor concentration and have trouble focusing- you might have brain fog.  Brain fog is also known as mental fatigue and is a common......

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 the day can cause over-hydration and have little impact on......

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......