Did You Know?
Did You Know?
Water and the Minerals it contains are vital for the human body. We drink water. We bathe in water. We cook with water.
But, is the water in your home dangerous for your health?
Bacteria, Viruses and Parasites
The water we consume may contain bacteria, viruses and parasites that may cause diarrhea, vomiting, headaches, fever, and sometimes even death.
Water coolers as well as mineral water bottles are bacteria incubators because they do not use chlorine which prevents them.
In September 2020, residents of Lake Jackson, Texas, have been warned about using tap water after a deadly brain-eating microbe was found in the city’s public water supply. Tests confirmed the presence of Naegleria fowleri in the system. The amoeba can cause an infection of the brain, which is usually fatal.
An investigation into the city’s water supply began after a six-year-old boy contracted the microbe and died.
Cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis are two common gastro-intestinal diseases caused by swallowing water polluted with cryptosporidium or giardia parasites that reach the intestines.
This violent bacteria strikes under three conditions:
An example is the outbreak of the Legionella bacteria in the city of Flint, Michigan in the U.S. in April 2018, where hundreds of people were hospitalized, 12 died and pregnancies ended due to the violent bacteria.
Microplastics in Drinking Water and Plastic Bottles
One of the most common problems caused by scale is its buildup on heating elements (dishwasher, hot water piping, washing machine…), which damages them. Also, a layer of scale creates a layer of insulation, which increases electricity use – every inch of scale leads to an increase in electricity consumption, and therefore a higher monthly expense that can be reduced.
*The Water System reduces up to 99% of all scale deposits in all water in your home.
Magnesium ranks fourth in the table of common minerals in the body. It has an active and important role in over 300 activities in the human body, especially in supplying 50% resilience to myocardial infarction.
Higher magnesium levels are beneficial for basic conditions to have good health.
What causes magnesium deficiency?
Magnesium deficiency is due to the increasing use of desalinated water, or filters that damage the magnesium.
Home Reverse Osmosis Purifiers.
Use of water filtration systems, which treat scale and may damage the magnesium in the water.
Magnesium helps with Physiological condition of the body which may require higher amounts of magnesium, such as growth, pregnancy, heart disease, diabetes, and organ transplants.
Magnesium is vital in about 300 biochemical processes in the fetus and the mother’s body. It is important for transmission of the genetic code, skeleton-building and creating fetus energy reserves.
Magnesium deficiency can cause muscle cramps in the limbs, a drastic increase in blood pressure, fluid retention and even pregnancy toxemia, which may even cause miscarriage and endanger a woman’s life.
Magnesium deficiency may cause fetal brain damage.
An international study showed 60% of complicated pregnancies are put on magnesium supplements.
Magnesium affects muscle relaxation and prevents premature labor contractions by relaxing the uterus.
The Puretek Water System proactively adds magnesium at a level of 60 mg/L, and is suitable for both natural and desalinated water.