Dehydration is a health problem that can affect your overall health, it happens when your body loses more Fluids than it gets, every single cell of your body requires water and oxygen to function properly, lacking Fluids can lead to other health complications and even death.
Everybody can get dehydrated specially children, infants, people living in very hot climates, people suffering from diarrhea and athletes. Some symptoms of dehydration include headaches, lack of energy, pale skin, dry lips, dry saliva and small urine quantities. To treat mild dehydration check out the following options. To treat sever dehydration make sure to seek medical help immediately.
1- Drink Plenty Of Water.
Drinking more water than you are used to is the first step to hydrate your body and treat dehydration and it’s related problems, increase your intake of water even if you are not feeling thirsty, you can also sip on warm drinks and teas.
2- Eat Watery Fruits And Vegetables.
Eating adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables that are high in water content is a perfect way to treat dehydration and to maintain your body hydrated specially if you know you may not be able to consume Fluids for a specific period of time, the water present in fruits and vegetables is in gel form which takes the body a while to process so it will maintain the body hydrated for longer periods than drinking plain water does.
3- Homemade Oral Rehydration Solution.
Another fast way to restore lost Fluids and minerals from the body is by preparing a homemade oral Rehydration Solution by mixing half a teaspoon of salt and six tablespoons of brown sugar in four cups of water and drinking it all several times a day.
You can also use the Rehydration solutions found in pharmacies.
4- Coconut Water.
Coconut water is also very hydrating for the body, it contain minerals, low levels of Sugar and electrolytes which helps in restoring the lost Fluids in the body, best to sip on it cold throughout the day.