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Dehydration

Let’s know Dehydration

What is Dehydration?

  • Dehydration occurs when your body loses or does not have enough fluid and electrolytes as it needs

  • Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for young children and older adults

What are the causes of Dehydration?

What are the causes

of Dehydration?

Diarrhea and
vomiting

Excess sweating

Cold or sore throat

High fever

What are the common symptoms of Dehydration?

What are the common

symptoms of Dehydration?

Dry mouth;
extremely thirsty

Fatigue

Dizziness

Less frequent urination

Dark-colored urine

How can you manage mild Dehydration?

  • By drinking fluids or oral rehydration solutions
    at regular intervals

  • If you feel like you have mild Dehydration,
    it is important to see a healthcare professional immediately

Prevention of Dehydration

Prevention

of Dehydration

If your child is vomiting or has diarrhea, start giving extra water or an oral rehydration solution at the first signs of illness.
Do not wait until dehydration occurs.

In general, it's best to start hydrating the day before strenuous exercise.

You need to drink additional water in hot or humid weather to help lower your body temperature and to replace what you lose through sweating.

Make sure to drink extra fluids when you're not feeling well.

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