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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FDA approves new drug for treatment of adults with chronic kidney disease

FDA approves new drug for treatment of adults with chronic kidney disease

Surge of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis during COVID-19 pandemic

Surge of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis during COVID-19 pandemic

Study reports on two cats that caught COVID-19

Study reports on two cats that caught COVID-19

New study provides the most comprehensive reviews of advancements in contact lenses

New study provides the most comprehensive reviews of advancements in contact lenses

ColoradoSPH wins NIH grant to study how air pollutants impact kidney health of sugarcane workers

ColoradoSPH wins NIH grant to study how air pollutants impact kidney health of sugarcane workers

Drinking electrolytes instead of water can help prevent muscle cramps

Drinking electrolytes instead of water can help prevent muscle cramps

Texas winter storm exposes gaps in senior living oversight

Texas winter storm exposes gaps in senior living oversight

Researchers develop first wearable device to precisely monitor jaundice in newborns

Researchers develop first wearable device to precisely monitor jaundice in newborns

Advanced practice registered nurses improve quality of care for nursing home residents

Advanced practice registered nurses improve quality of care for nursing home residents

Abnormal sodium levels predict respiratory failure and mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Abnormal sodium levels predict respiratory failure and mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Study: Marching bands need access to athletic trainers just as players do

Study: Marching bands need access to athletic trainers just as players do

Scientists obtain microalgae biomass with carotenoid pigments for food industry

Scientists obtain microalgae biomass with carotenoid pigments for food industry

When your chance for a covid shot comes, don’t worry about the numbers

When your chance for a covid shot comes, don’t worry about the numbers

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