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Hydrate Happy in Winter Weather - Cool Gear Blog
We’re all aware of the importance of staying hydrated in the hot summer sun, but it’s just as important to remember during the chilly winter months. In fact, without the physical reminders that come with heat and sweat and the desire to down a nice cold drink, it’s that much more important to make a focused effort to get enough water throughout the winter season, when we’re breathing cold, dry air. Dehydration can cause a wide array of ailments, including headaches, fatigue, and cramps among others; and makes you more susceptible to colds and the flu. With that said, we’ve rounded up the top ways to make sure you hydrate happy this winter! Heat it Up, Drink it Down Reaching for a tall, cold glass of water just doesn’t have the same appeal when it’s chilly outside. So swap the icy beverages for hot ones. Limit alcohol and caffeine intake that contributes to further dehydration and instead opt for flavored hot waters and herbal teas. Fill a travel mug and take it with you so you can keep sipping throughout the day. A simple slice of lemon and spoonful of honey go a long way in enhancing a mug of …