18 MORE CONDITIONS YOU MAY HAVE OR EXPERIENCE
AS YOUR DEHYDRATION WORSENS.
1. You may experience pain or discomfort in various parts of your body;
2. Your eyes may appear sunken and stop making tears;
3. You may become extremely thirsty with a very dry mouth and mucous membranes;
4. You may have muscle cramps;
5. You may suffer a heat stroke;
6. You become nauseated and may vomit;
7. You become lightheaded – especially when standing up;
8. You may have feelings of anxiety, irritableness, anger, impatience, and depression;
9. You have an increased heart rate;
10. Your brain may not work like it should. You become groggy, slow and feel out of touch;
11. You lose muscle tone;
12. You get constipated;
13. You feel hungry all the time and are likely to eat more;
14. You may have cravings for sugar and carbohydrates;
15. Your skin gets dry and itchy and begins to sag;
16. You have trouble regulating your body temperature and may feel too warm or too cold most of the time;
17. You may have little or no urination or sweating so wastes and toxins don't get flushed out of your body. This can make you feel very sickly; and
18. Your metabolism doesn't use up the fats stored in your body and you may gain weight.
FINALLY, IF YOUR LEVEL OF DEHYDRATION BECOMES SEVERE AND REMAINS UNTREATED, THE FOLLOWING 7 CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR:
1. Your blood pressure will fall which results in decreased blood flow and oxygen to your brain and other vital organs;
2. When your blood pressure falls, you may go into shock;
3. You may have abnormal electrolyte levels that cause muscle weakness and seizures;
4. You may become confused and go into a coma;
5. Your organ cells may be negatively affected and begin to swell and eventually die;
6. You may suffer heart rhythm disturbances; and
7. You may have kidney failure.
The above level of dehydration can be life threatening and calls for immediate medical attention!
SIMPLE SOLUTION TO DEHYDRATION.
The solution is very simple. Drink more water and eat lots of fruits and vegetables that are high in water content! However, don't drink too much water too quickly because this can cause bloating and discomfort.
12 REASONS WHY WATER IS NECESSARY?
Water is necessary for:
1. Maintaining your body's pH Balance in order to prevent and cure disease;
2. Keeping your skin looking healthy and beautiful;
3. Helping you to lose weight;
4. Keeping your eyes properly moisturized;
5. Reducing water retention;
6. Proper digestion;
7. Absorbing nutrients from the food you eat and drink;
8. Circulating and transporting oxygen to your cells;
9. Lubricating your internal organs and joints;
10. Maintaining your muscle tone;
11. Regulating your body's temperature; and
12. Eliminating acidic wastes and toxins.
Water facilitates the transport of toxins away from your cells and tissues, and ultimate elimination through your kidneys. And, as a major component of blood plasma, water is necessary in bringing life-giving nutrients to every cell of your body.
WHAT IS YOUR BODY'S NORMAL WATER CONTENT?
Water is very important to your good health and accounts for about 70% of your body's mass. The following is a breakdown of the normal water content of your body parts:
Muscles 75%; and
Dehydration Is Stealing The Health Of Most Adults – Especially Senior Citizens.
Continued In Part 3.