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Losing weight fast, is everyone's cherished dream. Physique issues may contribute to this need, or one may actually need to lose weight for medical reasons. Whatever be the case, using a crash diet and starvation as means to lose weight is never good. The body's equilibrium is severely disturbed, you develop gallstones, and damage the liver in the process. Hence, if you have received medical advise to lose weight fast, be sure to follow the process diligently.
Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection common in children who have not been vaccinated. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus. It begins as an itchy rash of small red bumps on the scalp that spread to the stomach or the back before spreading to the face. These symptoms can vary from person to person. When infected, your child may run a high temperature and can be prescribed ibuprofen. However, experts don't recommend using ibuprofen due to its adverse effects.
Dehydration is sometimes accompanied by a headache with symptoms similar to those of a regular headache. A dehydration headache is said to get worse with physical movement and believed to be the result of reduced blood and oxygen supply to the brain because of low fluid levels. Say goodbye to it by consuming sufficient water and electrolyte drinks and by using a soothing ice pack on your head.
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Even though we have the customary 8 glasses a day, our body loses water in several hidden ways, which causes dehydration and fatigue. Simple cases of homeostatic stress, as well as intense work outs and alcohol consumption, can all make you dehydrated. Diabetes insipidus, a hormone deficiency condition, can also cause you to become severely thirsty and urinate more often, leading to water loss.
The natural process of sweating is often looked upon as an embarrassing occurrence. Sweating flushes out the toxins through the skin that can otherwise pose a threat to one's health. Sweating also regulates body temperature and maintain homeostasis. On the negative side, excessive sweating can lead to dehydration, especially in young children. Likewise, sweat that smells very bad can often be an indicator of a more serious illness.
Can’t poop on vacation? You probably have traveler’s constipation, a super common condition. The reasons for this are many. You might feel strange pooping in random bathrooms, so it’s hard to relax. Eating less fiber and drinking less water will also make you constipated and it's easy to ignore the urge to go at times. Your daily routine also changes, which throws your body for a loop.
Human body is three-fourth water, even a small loss of 2.7 liters may lead to dehydration. The symptoms include yellow urine, weakness, constipation, and extreme thirst. Dehydration can be caused due to fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and food poisoning. Dehydration can be fatal if medical attention is not sought immediately.
People with dry mouth have insufficient saliva in their mouths. Dehydration, mouth breathing, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, certain medications, nerve damage, and obstructions in your salivary ducts can all cause this condition. So can hormonal changes experienced during menopause and pregnancy and medical conditions like diabetes, Sjögren's syndrome, HIV, and infections that affect your salivary glands. Drinking alcohol, smoking, and having caffeine can also be contributing factors.
Health issues could develop if you over or under eat protein. If you are eating too much protein, you might have weight gain, calcium loss, nutritional deficiencies, and digestive issues. Also, you increase the risk of liver and kidney problems. If you are low on protein, your muscles and joints could become weak.
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Identifying a health issue in animals is very hard, more so because they cannot communicate their distress to us. Dehydration is a serious issue, and if left unattended, it can become even fatal in your cat. Some symptoms include lethargy, refusal to eat and saggy skin.
If you’re feeling really tired even though you’ve been sleeping enough, chances are you’re probably dehydrated or have anemia caused by iron deficiency. You might also not be exercising enough or be devoid of the nutrients you need. Drinking too much coffee or alcohol could also reduce your sleep quality, making you feel tired.
Up to 60% of the human body is water, which means that drinking water is necessary for functioning and survival. Every system in the...