Summer months usually cause dehydration. Once of the obvious home remedies for dehydration is drink a lot of water. Remaining hydrated is very important for overall well-being. Dehydration may cause fatigue, dizziness and disorientation. In fact sometimes you may not feel any obvious symptoms of dehydration. This kind of dehydration when you don’t feel any symptoms makes ageing faster. So make sure you are properly hydrated.

Causes of Dehydration

One of the biggest reasons for being dehydrated is drinking less water and eating less vegetables and fruits.

Of course over exposure to the heat, excessive sweating due to exercises and vomiting and diarrhea also cause dehydration. Sometimes dehydration can be fatal so take extra precautions.  

Dehydration Remedies – Home Treatment

Always keep a full bottle of mineral water with you. Drink the water often and refill your water bottle. If you are continuously working in an air conditioned environment, then you are most likely to get dehydration and no even know it.  So drink 10-12 glasses of water daily.

Water is essential for your good health. It can come from different sources of what you drink and eat. Most fruits and vegetables contain water. Eating fruits like water melon is almost like drinking water.

It is easy to identify if you are dehydrated. If your urine is dark yellow that means you are dehydrated. Of course some medications and vitamin supplements change the color of urine. So you should be able to distinguish the reasons of urine coloration.

If you drink more water than required then you will have frequent urination which is better than being dehydrated.

Very cold water will not solve the problem so drink water at room temperature or near room temperature.

Another natural home remedies for dehydration is drinking sports drinks, particularly after playing for a long time or exercising. You can make the sports drink yourself by adding little salt and sugar to water for the taste. But the salts are necessary for replenishments of lost minerals during the dehydration process.

Say no to alcohol and caffeine because they are natural diuretics and cause dehydration.

All the above home remedies for dehydration are for adults and teenagers. Children and infants get dehydrated due to diarrhea and vomiting very often and are one of the main causes of deaths of young children in developing nations.  

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