Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 13, 2013
Ever wonder why long automobile and truck trips are so exhausting even though all anyone does is sit? According to water and heath researcher Sharon Kleyne, car trip fatigue has the same cause as the dry, chafed skin and lips, and tired, bleary eyes that also occur during long road trips. Education about automobile air and automotive air conditioning and heating, reports Kleyne, can help avoid these discomforts.
Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, a water and health research and product development center. Natures Tears® EyeMist® is the company’s global signature product for dry eye and dry facial skin. The all-natural product contains 100% trade secret water. As part of an ongoing commitment to educating the public about water and health, Kleyne hosts the globally syndicated Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show on VoiceAmerica and Apple iTunes.
Car and truck trip fatigue, according to Kleyne, especially in summer, is often the result of dehydration or loss of natural water in the skin, eyes and body. Dehydration can also cause dry eye complaints, headaches, chapped lips and tight or itchy skin. Dehydration also causes jet lag discomfort associated with airline trips. The climate control system in some buildings can similarly cause dehydration, fatigue and dryness.
Several factors in a modern automobile or truck - or airline cabin of climate controlled building – can result in dehydration, Kleyne explains. They include constant wind from the air conditioner or heater, lack of air exchange with the outside, humidity that is too low, and for the driver, the need to constantly stay focused. Staring at the road for hours substantially lowers the reflexive blink rate of the eyelids, causing the water at the eyes’ surface to evaporate at a much faster rate. This can result in dry eye complaints such as fatigue and blurred visi
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