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How can you prevent heat stroke and dehydration during the summer?

How can you prevent heat stroke and dehydration during the summer?

Stay hydrated: Take in plenty of fluids, cover the head and get out of the heat before problems occur. ...Read more

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Dr. Ashu Syal
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Dehydration (Definition)

The excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying ...Read more


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Going on camp in central Australia in September, I'm scared of heat stroke, I always feel dizzy in the hot weather and I'm always dehydrated?

Going on camp in central Australia in September, I'm scared of heat stroke, I always feel dizzy in the hot weather and I'm always dehydrated?

More water: You need to make an active effort to increase your water intake. Dehydration is preventable. A good tip is keeping a large water bottle with you at all times and making sure that you finish it every day, even multiple times. When you feel symptoms, check to make sure you are on target for water drinking, and rest until symptoms improve. ...Read more

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What can cause dehydration?

What can cause dehydration?

Two main issues: Hydration is your state of water balance. The human body is made up of so many fluid/water based systems that poor hydration can cause the system to fail. Dehydration is caused by 2 main issues:doesn't come in or goes out too fast. If you have no fluid intake, over time your body pees, perspires or breathes off fluid. If you vomit, pee or poo away your fluids you get dry. Either produces dehydration. ...Read more

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Help please! Could dehydration cause dizzyness?

Yes: Very well-known. As severe dehydration can cause low BP as well as several electrolyte disturbances like increase sodium. ...Read more

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Can sjogrens cause dehydration?

Can sjogrens cause dehydration?

Not likely: Most probable explanation is dry mouth secondary to decreased saliva. This can make the person desperate for water, however it is not typically associated with true dehydration. ...Read more

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Does dialysis cause dehydration?

Does dialysis cause dehydration?

It can: Dialysis serves two functions. One is to remove some toxins in the blood that are no longer able to be removed by the kidneys due to kidney failure. The other is to remove fluid that has accumulated due to the diseased kidneys. If the dialysis prescription is incorrect in relation to the patient's "optimal" or dry weight, too much fluid can be removed and the person can become dehydrated. ...Read more

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Are male utis caused by dehydration?

Are male utis caused by dehydration?

No: Utis are caused by bacteri gaining entry into the urinary tract and multiplying. Symptoms of UTI and UTI itself may be worse if subject is dehydrated. Dehydration, by and large, should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can caffeine pills cause dehydration?

Can caffeine pills cause dehydration?

Caffeine: Drinking caffeinated beverages / caffeine pills can cause mild diuresis but caffeine in moderation does not cause dehydration. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause thrombocytosis?

Can dehydration cause thrombocytosis?

Not really: It even raises the hemoglobin and hematocrit only a few percent. The most common cause of thrombocytosis is iron deficiency; no one knows why. Very high counts should prompt a workup. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause menstrual like pain?

Can dehydration cause menstrual like pain?

Yes: You can get crampy type pains from dehydration and also low potassium and low magnesium. Good fluid intake will cause this to resolve. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause you to feel nauseous?

Can dehydration cause you to feel nauseous?

Yes: It can. Dehydration can cause fatigue, headaches, stomach aches nausea, weakness, if getting hydrated resolves it then that is the answer. If not, consult with your doc if it is ongoing and a problem for you. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause the clitoris to itch?

No : Schedule a visit and investigate other causes such a herpes, yeast, other infections, skin disorders and contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Help please! Could dehydration cause chills?

Help please! Could dehydration cause chills?

Chills: Dehydration should not cause chills, however if you are having an infection this could cause you to have chills and feel dehydrated. You should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Dehydration: Yes. Dehydration can cause a higher body temperature and also many other symptoms and signs. It is important to always stay well hydrated with pure water. ...Read more

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Why does dehydration cause (rather painful) headaches?

Why does dehydration cause (rather painful) headaches?

Head aches: The blood flow that normally is sent to your brain may be decreased as it is also being used to supply the vital organs as you become dehydrated. When the brain does not get it required nutrients through an adequate, well hydrated host, it will suffer and tell you by causing a head ache at times. Stay well hydrated, eat well, feel well, best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how hyperventilation cause dehydration?

Can you tell me how hyperventilation cause dehydration?

Insensitive loses: The humidity of your exhaled air approaches 100%, which is why it frosts in the cold or you can fog up a mirror. This expelled humidity will eventually deplete your body fluids if they are nor replaced. It is considered an insensitive loss, as you don't recognise it as you would urine losses. ...Read more

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Does invokana cause dehydration, if so what can I do to stop that.

Possibly: Invokana causes your kidneys to put out more sugar in the urine. This is used to improve high blood sugars in diabetics. With more sugar in the urine, your body makes more urine. If you don't drink more fluids, there is the possibility that you could become dehydrated. Therefore, you should drink more fluids (without sugar) while on the drug. ...Read more

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Can 30 minutes of exercise and no water before a flight cause dehydration?

Possibly: This depends on how much sweating/water loss you experienced during your 30 minutes of exercise, as well as your state of hydration before you started the exercise. ...Read more

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What would cause 90% dehydration?

What would cause 90% dehydration?

Wouldn't happen: No living thing would have this degree of dehydration. Most will begin to have significant system failure when the dehydration percentage begins to exceed 10-15%. 90% dehydration is how you describe beef jerky. ...Read more