We all know what its like to be dehydrated! Unfortunately, our bodies crave liquids every hour or so just to maintain itself. However, dehydration has can be mind or severe! Here are some tips on how to beat dehydration this summer!
1. Get better knowledge of dehydration
Dehydration occurs because our bodies are made up of 65% water. When we dip under this our body needs more to maintain itself. Dehydration can happen very easily so you have to look out for the signs.
2. Know the signs of Dehydration
Mild dehydration signs are simple and can sometimes go undetected.
- Dry mouth
- slight headache
If you have severe symptoms of dehydration they might include.
- loss of sight
- high pulse when sitting or standing
- blacking out
3. Add water to your diet
If you don’t regularly drink water then you are at risk of dehydration. Incorporating water into your diet could help give you the edge you need on beating dehydration. Drinking water as soon as you wake up helps prep the body for the rest of the day. Specific types of fruits and veggies also have a lot of water in them as well. So if you don’t feel like you can incorporate water into your diet try using foods instead!
If you have a severe dehydration and need to be treated immediately come down to First Call Urgent care now!