Dehydration

Dehydration is a condition caused by the loss of too much water from the body. Severe diarrhea or vomiting can cause dehydration.
What is Dehydration?

Dehydration is a condition that results when the body loses more water than it takes in. This imbalance disrupts the usual levels of salts and sugars present in the blood, which can interfere with the way the body functions.

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The cost of excessive sugar in the diet

The cost of excessive sugar in the diet

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Nanomaterial could serve as an early warning system for injury or illness

Nanomaterial could serve as an early warning system for injury or illness

Plant-based relatives of cholesterol could boost gene-infused nanoparticle delivery

Plant-based relatives of cholesterol could boost gene-infused nanoparticle delivery

As VA tests keto diet to help diabetic patients, skeptics raise red flags

As VA tests keto diet to help diabetic patients, skeptics raise red flags

Research reveals key molecular target for colorectal cancer therapy

Research reveals key molecular target for colorectal cancer therapy

Dementia patients being admitted to hospital for emergencies up by 35 percent

Dementia patients being admitted to hospital for emergencies up by 35 percent

Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes. They said no.

Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes. They said no.

Global warming likely to increase injuries and deaths in US

Global warming likely to increase injuries and deaths in US

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

E-cigarette users have reported adverse health effects online for at least seven years

E-cigarette users have reported adverse health effects online for at least seven years

Acute mountain sickness medication does not reduce exercise performance at high altitudes

Acute mountain sickness medication does not reduce exercise performance at high altitudes

Study provides clues about how hydration affects cognitive performance in older adults

Study provides clues about how hydration affects cognitive performance in older adults

Vanderbilt doctors offer tips on when to seek ED treatment for flu-like symptoms

Vanderbilt doctors offer tips on when to seek ED treatment for flu-like symptoms

Early adherence step in intestinal transit of Shigella discovered

Early adherence step in intestinal transit of Shigella discovered

Samoa shuts down country for mass measles vaccinations

Samoa shuts down country for mass measles vaccinations

Simple precautions to avoid food poisoning during the holiday season

Simple precautions to avoid food poisoning during the holiday season

Opioid use during pregnancy alters the baby's brain

Opioid use during pregnancy alters the baby's brain

Tips for avoiding holiday headaches

Tips for avoiding holiday headaches

Measles heralds state of emergency in Samoa

Measles heralds state of emergency in Samoa