Month: November 2016

How to Test if you are Dehydrated

How to tell if you are hydrated (a 1-2% dehydration level can create problems):
1)  Pinch the skin on the back of your hand and then let go, if it takes longer than 2 seconds to go back to normal you may be dehydrated.
2)  Check your urine, if it isn’t clear or pale yellow, you may be dehydrated  (http://www.doctoroz.com/article/urine-color-palette)
3)  Are you thirsty – you are already dehydrated, drink up!

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Benefits of Hydration & Drinking Water

Why Hydrate?

Better looking skin – proper hydration leads to better looking skin (and less wrinkles).

Less fluid retention – when you are dehydrated, your body retains fluids.

Fewer Headaches – The brain sits inside a fluid sack that keeps it from bumping against the skull, explains Higgins. If that fluid sack around the brain is dehydration, the brain can bump against the skull, causing headaches. headache

Reduce Afternoon fatigue – dehydration leads to fatigue,

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