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How long will it take for me to see improvments in my skin and hair by drinking water? I currently drinl none and plan on drinking 3 glasses a day.
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Dr. Eduardo Haddad
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
5 doctors agree
In brief: A few weeks
Not having any water is a very bad habit.
You can survive on soft drinks but they don't hydrate you as well due to their so called solute content which promotes urination and more thirst. Skin takes weeks to grow and hair takes months so please be patient. They will improve in time and will feel bette too.

In brief: A few weeks
Not having any water is a very bad habit.
You can survive on soft drinks but they don't hydrate you as well due to their so called solute content which promotes urination and more thirst. Skin takes weeks to grow and hair takes months so please be patient. They will improve in time and will feel bette too.
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many years
Unless you started out by being profoundly dehydrated to begin with, 3 glasses per day will make no difference in your skin and hair. Your kidney might appreciate it and your urine might change from darker to lighter yellow color due to dilution but that is the only change likely.
You might check with your dermatologist if you actually have skin or hair problems that are obvious.

In brief: Many years
Unless you started out by being profoundly dehydrated to begin with, 3 glasses per day will make no difference in your skin and hair. Your kidney might appreciate it and your urine might change from darker to lighter yellow color due to dilution but that is the only change likely.
You might check with your dermatologist if you actually have skin or hair problems that are obvious.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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