Do you realize if you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated? The human body being two thirds water makes it easy for us to become dehydrated. While exercising you can lose alot of water from your body and it's very important that you replace it as soon as possible. A good way to stay hydrated while working out is to drink alot of water before you even start exercising. Sports drinks are also very helpful in rehydrating your body after a long bout of exercise.


75% percent of Americans are dehydrated all the time.
Just a mild dehydration can cause the metabolism to slow by 3%.
The number one reason for day time fatigue is dehydration.
Some researchers say that drinking 8-10 glasses of water a day could lesson back and joint pain.
Drinking caffeinated beverages dehydrate you faster because they are diuretics.
Just a 2% loss of body water can cause trouble focusing, fuzziness, short term memory loss.
Signs of mild Dehydration
Trouble concentrating
Being thirsty
Signs of Moderate Dehydration
Flushed Skin
Being Dizzy
Feeling Weak
Tingling in limbs
Rapid breathing
Signs of severe dehydration

Difficulty moving
Swollen tongue
Not being able to swallow
A feeling of numbness
Sight Problems
Being generally incapacitated
Failing Kidney function leading to death
In the summertime you may need to drink more than the recommended 8 glasses of water. If you're stressed out, exercise or are active in sports you should drink more than 8 glasses of water also. Dehydration can lead to heat stroke since when you are dehydrated there isn't enough water in your body to cool itself down.

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