Maintaining a good hydration is a very important issue, especially during extremely hot days in some different seasons. Different high temperatures encourage the onset of dehydration and can have serious consequences on our health especially among adults, children, and people who may suffer from a heart failure.
If we talk about the causes of dehydration in many occasions dehydration occurs because the human being does not ingest enough liquids that should be drunk at a general level, this can happens if the person is either sick or busy or because there is no access to drink at least a glass of water while at work or while travelling. If people don't drink water daily, that can be dangerous because our human bodies must be hydrated at the highest point, when practicing a sport of performing physical activity feeling thirsty is normal, so... go ahead and drink as much water as possible until you feel comfortable with yourself.
Many of the causes of common dehydration include diarrhea and vomiting, acute and severe diarrhea, and diarrhea that comes on suddenly and violently which can cause a huge loss of water and electrolytes in a short period of time when the person who is causing dehydration is vomiting along with diarrhea and losing even more minerals and fluids than normal.
- General fever: when the higher the fever that occurs due to exclusive dehydration is, the greater the degree of dehydration that occurs at first sight the problem or the situation becomes worse if you have a fever in addition to diarrhea and vomiting.
- The greater need to urinate: this may be due to a diabetic and has not been diagnosed or has not been able to be controlled there are certain medications such as diuretics and certain blood pressure medications that can also cause excessive dehydration.
- Everyone can become dehydrated, but others are more at risk, such as infants and children, because they are the most likely to have diarrhea and vomiting issues.
- The older they are, as they pass their stage of puberty development, the body's fluid reserve becomes smaller and the ability to conserve water inside their bodies is greatly reduced.
The consequences of dehydration are usually more noticeable during hot times such as summer, especially for those people who come to suffer from extremely high temperatures in the weather.
Mild dehydration can produce some symptoms such as headache, weakness, dizziness and fatigue, the dehydration usually manages to cause tiredness and drowsiness; on the other hand, the symptoms of a moderate dehydration include little or no volume of urine weight, rapid heartbeats and lack of elasticity of the skin. The extreme dehydration is a potentially lethal medical emergency that is to be treated and is characterized by its extreme lack of volume of urine to breathing problems, altered mental status and cold/wet skin.
There are various consequences of severe dehydration such as increased level of fluid loss of more than 1% of body weight, this can result in a successive reduction in physical performance and ability to control body temperature, we know that a fluid of 4% or more is able to make more severe performance decrease and concentration difficulties such as headaches, irritability, drowsiness, increased body temperature and respiratory rate in your health.
To avoid the symptoms of dehydration, it is advisable to drink water frequently and to avoid drinks such as coffee and caffeine, which mostly have a diuretic effect and cause the body to lose water. To remain healthy when sweating, which happens when our body is emitting high body fluid levels, it is also recommended to maintain a diet that is based on fruits, vegetables, juices and healthy food containing significant percentage of water, thus avoiding negative consequences due to dehydration related to health.
Dehydration occurs when a person fails to drink any liquid or loses too much fluid. Dehydration is a dangerous thing because the cells and organs depend totally on water. Without water, the human body cannot function and work properly; the water inside our human bodies serves to our bodies with many functions, the water carries nutrients and oxygen as well, it also controls heart rate and blood pressure and regulate body temperature as well as lubricates the joints that protect different organs and tissues including the eyes, the ears and the heart.
Sometimes, to be dehydrated without feeling any symptom of dehydration can be a huge risk to life and needs immediate medical treatment, some symptoms of extreme dehydration is severe fever, rapid heartbeat or sinking ability to sweat, disorientation, confusion and inability to produce tears. People lose water and liquids every day through natural body functions which include breathing, sweating and going to the bathroom.
Most people replace the lost liquids in the body easily by bringing into the body drinks and food. However, certain conditions influence the body's ability to stay hydrated.
To prevent dehydration you should drink plenty of fluids as the amount of fluid needed each day. Staying hydrated will depend on your health treatment and lifestyle. It is always important to ask an expert how much water you should drink. It is also important to know that we should avoid junk foods and beverages that can contribute to dehydration, we must avoid alcohol and choose different beverages with low sugar levels and no caffeine. The water oftenly is a better choice than fruite juices, soda or coffee.