Summer is quite nearly here, the most common problems during this time is dehydration and can happen quickly in this summer heat. Be sure that you
Dehydration – Drink Water (Photo credit: Surminga)
have water or juice handy whenever you will be in the heat for a long time either out in the park, walking the dog or playing in the garden.
Don’t forget about children and the animals too – they may not ask for water. Be sure to take frequent water breaks during the kids’ summer activities, and always have a few bowls of water spread around the house for your cat’s and dog’s.
The main causes of dehydration relate to any of the following -
- heat exhaustion
- heat stroke
- high blood sugar
- drinking alcohol
The main solution in which to be dehydration is to take in plenty of fluids and sugary drinks, symptoms of dehydration can be seen in the following ways -
- dark urine (strong smelling)
- inability to urinate
- dry mouth and nose
- nausea and vomiting
Be careful when out running, walking and playing guys – take in plenty of fluids.