Dehydration is a condition that happens when the loss of body fluids surpasses the amount of fluids taken in. In dehydration, more water moves out of our cells and bodies than what we take in through drinking.
Few of the conditions which can cause rapid and continued loss of fluid, and thus dehydration, are as follows:
Few of the symptoms of dehydration in adults are as follows:
NOTE: if urine is concentrated and of deep yellow or amber colour, then it may indicate dehydration.
The people who are dehydrated can take in fluids in the following ways:
If the person has an elevated temperature or if there has been heat exposure then try to cool him/ her in the following ways:
Medical treatment includes restoring blood volume and then body fluids along with determining the cause of the dehydration.
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