Dehydration has always been a favorite topic when it comes to conversations about water, and what else do we at Doulton speak, but about clean drinking Water! This time around, we discuss the body’s capabilities on rehydration, after it suffers a bout of mild dehydration. But before we start that, let us first talk about optimal hydration.
You must already have read, on various platforms, about the different quantities that an adult or child should have as an optimum quantity of clean drinking water. Most studies say 8 glasses of drinking water.
Some have different estimates for men & women as well. All these are approximate values and it solely depends on your body type, activity, diet and metabolism. In most cases, dehydration occurs when you lose more water than your intake. That is something that you can control.
Also, heed to the mild dehydration warnings that your body gives you to indicate that you are getting dehydrated. Read all about dehydration here. There is no better doctor for our body than our own body. Your body has natural defenses to help maintain water levels around the neutral. Sodium levels and anti-diuretic levels are critical to keep things in balance.
Mostly, mild dehydration is resolved by consuming fluids and can require intravenous interventions only if serious, in which you will need to see a doctor. In most cases, dehydration does not extend beyond 36 hours. All this of course depends on how well you have been treating your body. The better you treat it, the faster you will recuperate. If symptom persist more than 36 hours, it is always good to get yourself evaluated by a medical practitioner to understand why your body is taking longer to recover than normal.
When rehydrating yourself, ensure to drink only clean drinking water, ideally with essential minerals that helps the body regain its internal harmony faster – the kind you get from the world’s best water filter for home.
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