Published on May 29th, 2012
Stay Clear Of Dehydration
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.