dehydration sign

We are made mostly out of the water. Without water, our bodies couldn’t survive. It is found inside all cells and blood vessels. When more fluids leave the body than enter it, the process is called dehydration. Even mild dehydration can cause lethargy, headaches, and constipation.

Some common causes of dehydration are long-lasting diarrhea and vomiting. It can also occur if you don’t eat or drink well during an illness. Dehydration can happen to people who don’t drink enough water during or after strenuous exercise.

There are plenty of possible causes for dehydration besides diarrhea and some of them include a kidney failure, use of diuretics, burns, and excessive sweating. A person will feel thirsty, and as dehydration worsens, might sweat less and the amount of urine can decrease. Severe dehydration is serious and may cause light-headedness, confusion, seizures, and coma.

Some good drinks to stay hydrated — besides water — include oral rehydration solution and milk. It is best to avoid fruit juices, and diuretics (drinks that pull water out of the body) such as coffee, tea, alcohol, or soda, as they can dehydrate a person even more.

  1. November 3, 2018

    By experts opinion that Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions as well. You can usually reverse mild to moderate dehydration by drinking more fluids, but severe dehydration needs immediate medical treatment. Thanks and keep it up!

  2. February 5, 2019

    Lack of water in body and brain can cause a lot of issues. Dehydration can occur in any age group if you don’t drink enough water during hot weather — especially if you are exercising vigorously. You can usually reverse mild to moderate dehydration by drinking more fluids, but severe dehydration needs immediate medical treatment.

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