Depression is a symptom of dehydration. Research indicates that at least 80 named diseases are actually symptoms of dehydration.

As summer arrives in the southern hemisphere and the north begins to freeze over our attention should be turning to how well hydrated we are. Yes in cold weather drinking mineralised alkaline rich water is as important as it is on a 40 degree day in the Australian sun. The difference being most people are more aware to drink water in the heat than the cold. Reduce your drug intake, (coffee) with healthy enriching warm or hot water for my northern friends and cool, but not ice cold water for those of us in the southern hemisphere.

Office workers suffer dehydration due to air conditioners as do many truck, car and machine operaters. Add the toxic waste dump that fills the air in most modern offices and keeping hydrated and healthy is a challenge.

In summer we loose a lot of minerals, adding a quality full mineral salt  to your diet, or mimic nature and have a good lick of salt a couple of times a day. Himalayan or Celtic Sea salt are both high in minerals. Avoid sodium chloride, ie., table salt, is it not a healthy option.

Now to depression and anxiety, both are exaserbated by dehydration. No, it is not the only reason. In saying that most if not all people suffering from, in many cases, the misdiagnosed condition “mental health” has a dehydration or water absorption problem. The drugs used in many cases have dangerous effects and further dehydrate.

Drinking more water is not always going to help you hydrate. We need salt to alkalise the body and increased oxygen absorption and utilisation are also factors.

Flouride is now being reported in science and medical journals as a neurotoxin, it is not helping your nervous system. Chloride acidifies the body and can be removed by vortexing your water or letting it offgas for a couple of hours.

Remember the key issues to a healthy life are water- pH (voltage) – oxygen, gratitude and having a clearly defined goal and a burning ambtion for it’s a