How to Stay Hydrated in Summer

How to Stay Hydrated in Summer

 

The summer is a fantastic time to be outside, but safety measures must be followed. Staying hydrated is crucial as the weather rises. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are dangerous medical illnesses, however, they can be prevented.

 

The majority of the human body is made up of water. The body needs water for a variety of reasons, including to transport nutrients to cells and eliminate toxins from critical organs. Dehydration without enough water can stress the body, resulting in feelings of exhaustion, dizziness, or pounding headaches when the body is unable to cool down correctly.

 

Staying hydrated is so much more than just drinking water, and that is exactly what we are going to talk about.

 

Coconut water

 

You should give coconut water a try. This mineral-rich beverage quickly replenishes lost fluids and electrolytes brought on by exercise and hot weather because it contains high levels of magnesium, salt, potassium, and calcium. Fruit juice is preferable to coconut water. Coconut water has fewer calories and added sugars than fruit juice. It also has a significant potassium content.

 

 

Don’t simply consume water; eat it.

 

We get about 20% of our water from foods that are high in water. Some of the fruits and vegetables that are high in water include cucumbers, celery, radishes, tomatoes, cauliflower, peppers, watermelon, broccoli, spinach, strawberries, and grapefruit. All of them contain at least 90% water.

 

 

Not all drinks that include alcohol are healthy.

 

Uncommon knowledge has it that some drinks might make you feel dehydrated. In addition to lemonade, sweet tea, energy drinks, smoothies, and flavor-enhanced milk, the culprits include coffee, sugary sodas, beer, wine, and hard liquor. They include a lot of sugar, salt, and other ingredients that dehydrate your tissues. To replenish yourself after each dehydrating beverage, think about replacing some of them on a regular basis or drinking more water.

 

 

Cold baths

 

We lose more water when it is hot because we sweat more. Although taking a cold shower doesn’t actually hydrate us, it does chill us off in the heat and save us from losing too much water through excessive sweating. They also help us think more clearly and relax our muscles.

 

 

Consider infused water.

 

Your water will taste better if you add a few simple chemicals. Fruits like limes, oranges, berries, lemons, mint, cucumbers, and others improve the flavour without the use of artificial sweeteners or preservatives. You might be able to drink more water as a result of this. In recent years, the practise of infused fruit water has attracted a lot of interest.

 

Muesli and chia seeds are the secret components in breakfast.

 

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day as claimed? When you eat a bowl of oats first thing in the morning, it most certainly is. You’ll get a filling breakfast and a lot of fluids since oats swell as they absorb water. If you add chia seeds, blueberries or strawberries to your muesli, you’ll drink even more water just from eating it. Additionally, they take up water, so they’ll keep you full till lunch.

 

Above everything, check for signs in INIGIMA

 

Do you have sensitive, itchy, dry, irritated, or inflamed skin? Dehydration is the cause of this symptom. Are you experiencing a headache, vertigo, or fatigue? These are further signs. Your urine’s color is an excellent indicator of how much water you require and may indicate that you are dehydrated. Clean, pale yellow urine is ideal. If it’s darker, it’s probable that you’re dehydrated.

 

 

Health Improvement Key Points :

As you proceed with treatment, your provider will likely ask you to keep track of your symptoms. You could do this in a variety of ways, For example, INIGIMA Digital Screening plays a very important role if you are suffering from multiple complications like diabetes, blood pressure, heart issues and obesity patient. It helps to maintain good health and achieve a longer life. Book a session with an expert now

A review article by

Dr Bhavana Kalvala

(Clinical Research Director @ IEEARC Tech)

 

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