Quench Your Thirst: How To Hydrate Fast
Spring is setting in and the summer heat is coming our way! Staying hydrated is important year-round. But when the temperature starts going up, we tend to feel that extra pang of thirst in the back of our throats.
What does water do for us? Our body is made up of nearly 60% water, so it’s essential for everything! Water regulates body temperature and blood pressure. It helps move nutrients through our body, removes waste, and keeps our organs going. It keeps us healthy, so it’s so important to keep hydrated!
How do I know if I’m dehydrated?
Why else might you be dehydrated? Along with not getting enough water, dehydration occurs in other ways. It might be from excessive sweating during an intense workout or losing a lot of fluids while you’re sick. It can also be a result of certain medications that increase fluid loss in the body.
Symptoms of dehydration:
- Bad breath
- Dry mouth
- Infrequent urination
- Dry skin
- Muscle cramps
- Craving sweets
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, here are some of the best ways to rehydrate quickly.