Dehydration

Weak? Dizzy? It Could Be Dehydration

…weak and dizzy that he was unable to climb out of his car and had to be taken to the hospital to replenish his fluids. Tony was suffering from dehydration, the combined result of exertion (he drove 1,090 miles that day), heat, and inadequate fluid intake. Although Tony’s story is extreme, many people…

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Caffeine Withdrawal...A Mental Disorder?!?

…and strengthen the efficacy of pain medications. * Caffeine helps prevent constipation. * And contrary to claims linking caffeine and coffee to dehydration, coffee actually improves hydration. Drink Coffee, Live Longer If you’re still not convinced, here’s one more powerful reason to imbibe: Coffee…

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5 Ways to Avoid the Health Hazards of Summer

…of filtered water with you at all times and get into the habit of drinking water before you feel thirsty, since thirst is actually a sign that dehydration has already set in. Tip #2: Repel mosquitoes with vitamin B1. For mosquitoes, vitamin B-1 (thiamine hydrochloride) may do the trick. In 1943, Dr…

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Preventing Migraines

…be purchased in health-food stores.) * Drink plenty of water. Water can flush out toxins in your body that contribute to headaches. In addition, dehydration may be linked to chronic headaches. Make sure you’re drinking at least eight glasses of water a day. Now it’s your turn: Have you found a solution…

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Superfoods: An Easy Way to Get Your Greens

…carefully processed to retain their nutritional value. Plants are harvested when they're young and in their prime, then ground, concentrated, and dehydrated at low temperatures to preserve enzymes and other heat-sensitive components. The concentrates are then put in capsules or measured into powders,…

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Let's Talk About Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes information and research can be found all over the place, but much less is written about type 1. That’s likely because the vast majority of people living with diabetes have type 2. Nevertheless, type 1 diabetes warrants discussion. Type 1 diabetes, sometimes referred to as…

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