dehydration

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In physiology and medicine, dehydration (hypohydration) is the excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying disruption of metabolic processes.
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Dr. Jason Torrente answered:

symptoms of dehydration?

Many

There are several symptoms to look out for and depends on the severity of dehydration. Thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, dark urine, and muscle cramps may suggest mild dehydration. Worsening hydration status may be associated with dry, warm skin, little or no urination, delirium, syncope or low blood pressure. You should seek immediate medical attention if dehydration worsens.
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Symptoms of dehydration?

Dehydration

Headache, lightheadedness, thirst, dry wrinkled skin, dry lips, decreased urine output, constipation
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What can cause Dehydration?

Two main issues

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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
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How can I prevent dehydration?

Dehydration

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You can only prevent dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids, being in shape and avoiding extremely hot temperatures. If you feel light headed or that your body has become extremely hot, get inside, drink plenty of fluids and either get into a cold shower or bath.
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What are signs of dehydration?

See below

Dehydration
feeling weak, lightheaded,fatigue, thirsty,dry mouth
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Can Miralax cause dehydration ?

Possibly

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If it causes severe, recurrent diarrhea and there is not intake of oral fluid, then it is possible. However, that is unlikely.
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Can Dysphagia lead dehydration?

Yes

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If one has enough difficulty in swallowing, then one may not drink enough fluids to stay hydrated. This dehydration needs to be treated immediately and then the underlying disorder must also be found and treated.
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How do you prevent dehydration?

Drink water

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drink plenty of liquids, more if you are sweating excessively or it is hot outside
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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.
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Can coumadin cause dehydration?

Coumadin

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No. It doesn't cause dehydration
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