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The Link Between Dehydration And Vomiting

Dehydration: Can It Be The Cause For Vomiting?

Dehydration can occur due to various factors such as a migraine headache and motion sickness. Dehydration can be life-threatening if left unchecked. It is very important to seek timely medical assistance if you suffer from dehydration.
symptoms of dehydration in dogs

8 Signs Of Dehydration In Dogs You Should Know

Early signs of dehydration include sunken eyes, looking lethargic, moving around slowly, dry nose, and excessive panting. Any change in behavior is also a red flag. If not treated, dehydration becomes more severe, resulting in weak hind legs and unable to stand on their own feet.
What Happens When You Don't Drink Enough Water?

What Happens When You Don’t Drink Enough Water?

When you’re water reserves are running low, your brain sends out thirst signals and increases urine concentration. You will urinate less frequently – a dark yellow to amber-colored urine. You may develop a rapid pulse due to an overworked heart dealing with low blood volumes. Drops in energy, mood, skin moisture, and blood pressure and signs of impaired cognition follow suit.
Drinking water constantly prevents dehydration

5 Simple Lifestyle Changes To Avoid Dehydration

Cracked lips and dark colored urine are signs alarming enough to indicate your body is in need of water. While drinking water consistently throughout the day is the easiest solution, making other lifestyle changes also helps. Some of them are, avoiding diuretics, dressing up according to the weather, replenishing the lost electrolytes with sports drinks and snacking right.

How Can Dehydration Result In Kidney Failure?

Not drinking enough water or fluids can have a profound effect on the kidneys. Depriving the body of sufficient fluids cause an excessive build-up of uric acid in the kidneys, which over time results in renal complications and even failure. People who work in extremely hot conditions must hydrate their body at regular intervals to prevent extensive damage to the kidneys.
Symptoms Of Dehydration In Infants And Toddlers

Signs And Symptoms Of Dehydration In Infants And Toddlers

Pinch your baby’s skin and observe how long it takes to spring back. Gently apply pressure to their sternum to see how quickly the color rushes back. Make them sit and look over their head to check if their fontanelle is sunken. Toddlers and infants are at a high risk of dehydration, so pay close attention to their behavior and appearance.

Keep Your Dog Healthy & Happy This Summer: 11 Helpful Tips

Summer is just around the corner, at least here in the northern hemisphere. It’s getting warmer outside as we make our way into the...
what causes dehydration and how do you treat it?

What Causes Dehydration And How Do You Treat It?

You can get dehydrated if you don’t drink enough water; sweat excessively because of humidity, hot weather, fever, or strenuous exercise; have diarrhea or vomiting; have kidney disease, diabetes, or a hormone deficiency which increases urination; have too much alcohol, or are recovering from burns. Infants and the elderly are particularly vulnerable. You can treat dehydration by replenishing lost fluids and minerals – drink water, eat fresh fruit, and use an oral rehydration solution.

Dehydration During Pregnancy

If you notice frequent thirst, dry skin, dry lips, and light-headedness, you are dehydrated. Dehydration during pregnancy is quite dangerous and should not be...
dehydration during pregnancy

Dehydration During Pregnancy: Signs, Causes, And Ways To Avoid

You need an additional 750 to 1000 ml of water daily (normal requirement equals 2.1 liters ) during pregnancy. Feeling thirsty, dizzy, or tired, getting headaches, having dry lips, mouth, or eyes indicate dehydration. So do dark colored urine, infrequent urination, and overheating of your body. Dehydration during pregnancy can cause low amniotic fluid, premature labor, insufficient breast milk, and false contractions as well as birth defects in your baby.
symptoms of dehydration

Symptoms Of Dehydration: In Babies, Children, And Adults

The signs and symptoms of dehydration may differ by age. While infants or young children are more prone to dehydration than adults, you need to watch out for early warning signs like - few or no tears when crying, sunken soft spot on top of skull, no wet diapers for 3 hrs. In older adults, hallmark symptoms include thirst, less frequent urination, dark-colored urine.

Causes Of Sunken Eyes

Are you working the night shifts or sleep deprived? If yes, then you probably have hollow, sunken eyes. This may make you look tired and...

10 Interesting Facts About The Human Brain

Besides the fact that the brain in your head is not your only brain, learn when your brain shrinks, grows, and is compromised. Your brain is more sensitive than you realize.

6 Reasons Wrecking Your Immunity

When your immune system is very weak, you fall sick at the drop of a hat. Six reasons which might wreck your immunity are your diet, poor sleeping pattern, stress levels not in check, not getting enough vitamins and other necessary nutrients through your daily diet.

Does Water Really Help You To Lose Weight?

Water indirectly helps in weight loss. It induces thermogenesis, stimulating your body to burn fat and release heat. Staying hydrated keeps you from overeating. Many people mistake thirst for hunger. So drink a glass of water and see if you feel hungry 1/2 hr later. Pale yellow urine indicates proper hydration, white means you had too much water and dark means you are dehydrated.