Drink today to keep dehydration away!

Summertime is everyone’s favorite time of the year! But before you drop everything to go lay in the sun, you should stop and think of dehydration! Did you know the body is made out of 65% of water? We use water in our everyday functions of life. Dehydration doesn’t just come from running around or doing exercise with no water. It is actually very easy to become dehydrated!

Ways to get dehydrated

Being dehydrated means that your body is losing more water than it is taking in; this can happen in a number of ways such as:

  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • fevering
  • strenuous exercise

The bosy will tell you when it needs to drink water; if you ignore it you will start to get accute symptoms of the dehydratoin.

Symtoms of dehydration

There are many different stage sif dehydration. It all depnds on how long you hav been denying your body acess to the water it needs. Accute dehydratoin will have symptoms such as:

  • Dry mouth
  • bloated stomach
  • a slight headache
  • Dark yellow urination

These symtoms mean your dehydration is not intense and can easily be cured by just drinnkning some water or a refreshing drink that has no sodium & high electrolytes.  If your dehydration is more severe it would include symptoms such as:

  • No tears
  • Extremely dark urination
  • Fainting/blackout
  • fatuige
  • High blood pressure

The dangers of dehydration

Dehydration should not be taken lightly if gone intreated it can lead to death, coma, heart problems, and seroius injury! If you or anyone you know has dehydratoin please come to AFC Urgent care Paramus now! We will offer relief for modern to servere dehydration!


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