Did you know even mild levels of dehydration can mess with your mood, your energy, and your ability to think clearly, making it hard to concentrate during that long meeting?
A growing body of evidence finds that being just a little dehydrated is tied to a range of subtle effects — from mood changes to muddled thinking. In essence, the more dehydrated you are the less sharp you are.
Your brain on H2O - When the brain is fully hydrated, the exchange of nutrients and toxins will be more efficient—thus ensuring better concentration and mental alertness.
Women are especially susceptible to dehydration - women who were dehydrated had about 12 percent more total errors on cognitive tests and were more likely to have headaches and report difficulty concentrating.