The human body consists of water about 50 – 70% and the loss of only one to two percent of the liquid leads to dehydration. Dehydration disrupts normal bodily functions.
When the level of blood sugar is high, discharge more urine than usual, which means that the liquid is lost quickly and the danger of dehydration of the body is greater. Therefore it is necessary to drink at least eight glasses of water a day, and before you feel thirsty.
Signs that indicate how to recognize the dehydration
Dry mouth is probably the most obvious indicator of dehydration and also a reminder that your body lacks liquid. So do not ignore this symptom – immediately drink a glass of water.
Urine in healthy people with the optimally hydrated organism is bright yellow. Dark-yellow urine indicates that we have a lack of fluid in the body. But this color urine can sometimes be the result of taking certain medications and dyed food.
The general weakness of the body, many of us believes that this condition is due to stress and daily nervousness. But you should know that fatigue can be a sign of dehydration.
The protracted dehydration of the body can manifest with a wrinkled, dry and lackluster skin. Therefore increased fluid intake results in a fresh look and healthy skin glow.
Constant mild headache is an indicator of dehydration. And so before taking an analgesic for a headache, first get a drink of a glass water to quench thirst.
HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH WATER CONSUME
How should be entered the water depends on many factors:
– Physical activity
– Climatic conditions and more.
The general rule is that men should drink 2.6 liters of water per day or about 10 glass, and women need 2.1 liters water per day or about 8 glass. But this simple math is not taken into consideration so because through food import large quantities of liquid. The best example of this: grape, melon, lettuce and other foods which are cooked in water. (Rice, pasta, vegetables) and believes that through these products are entered 20% water of the required quantity.
From the foregoing, you can recognize in time the signs that will indicate that you need fluids to prevent dehydration of the body.