A 52-year-old member asked:
how can you rehydrate yourself quickly?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 37 years experience
Short of IV: fluid therapy nothing except drinking a lot of water (8 - 12 oz) frequntly.
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Pediatrics 30 years experience
Hydration: Typically 6-8 cups of water/day is adequate hydration, more if the person is exposed to hot weather, exercising and losing fluids through sweat and exhaled moisture.
The average healthy teenager can down 32 oz of a beverage in a few minutes. Two of those is a full day's supply. Following the first one, 8 oz/hour would be a good rate.
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Last updated Oct 26, 2017
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