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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Researchers show how optoacoustics can be used for monitoring skin water content

Researchers show how optoacoustics can be used for monitoring skin water content

Toxin produced by E. coli bacteria also has nondiarrheal effects on the digestive tract

Toxin produced by E. coli bacteria also has nondiarrheal effects on the digestive tract

Modulation of oral microbiota impacts the cardiovascular benefits of sport

Modulation of oral microbiota impacts the cardiovascular benefits of sport

Researchers examine effectiveness of treating acute infectious diarrhea with probiotics

Researchers examine effectiveness of treating acute infectious diarrhea with probiotics

Biodegradable 3D-printed esophageal stents for treating radiation esophagitis

Biodegradable 3D-printed esophageal stents for treating radiation esophagitis

New model uses people’s breathing rates to track virus-carrying droplets

New model uses people’s breathing rates to track virus-carrying droplets

Researchers develop a unique method of identifying early signs of acute kidney injury

Researchers develop a unique method of identifying early signs of acute kidney injury

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Researchers to review the effect of recent bushfires on koalas

Researchers to review the effect of recent bushfires on koalas

CHLA investigator receives $3.4 million research grant to study rotavirus vaccine

CHLA investigator receives $3.4 million research grant to study rotavirus vaccine

Wearing facemask does not affect indicators of cognitive performance, shows study

Wearing facemask does not affect indicators of cognitive performance, shows study

Researchers uncover the cause of 1990s Argentina cholera epidemic

Researchers uncover the cause of 1990s Argentina cholera epidemic

Research can help better manage body temperature regulation and hydration in older adults

Research can help better manage body temperature regulation and hydration in older adults

Health on wheels: Tricked-out RVs deliver addiction treatment to rural communities

Health on wheels: Tricked-out RVs deliver addiction treatment to rural communities

Study verifies the link between cramps and muscle damage in marathon events

Study verifies the link between cramps and muscle damage in marathon events

ALS and FTLD result from reduced transportation of messenger RNA

ALS and FTLD result from reduced transportation of messenger RNA

CityU produces graphene face masks with excellent anti-bacterial efficiency

CityU produces graphene face masks with excellent anti-bacterial efficiency

Health and safety consequences of policing homelessness

Health and safety consequences of policing homelessness

'Quality of life' policing undermines physical safety and mental health of homeless persons

'Quality of life' policing undermines physical safety and mental health of homeless persons

Study finds increasing rates of preventable hospitalizations among dementia patients

Study finds increasing rates of preventable hospitalizations among dementia patients