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  1. 1. dehydration
  2. 2. About 60% of our body is made of water. Dehydration starts when you lose 1.5% of it.
  3. 3. Your body loses water when you breathe and when you sweat.
  4. 4. If you get dehydrated, you might faint.
  5. 5. Dehydration is bad for your skin.
  6. 6. It is important to drink 6-8 cups of water every day.
  7. 7. Exercise can cause dehydration When we sweat, we lose water.
  8. 8. Ageing When we get old we don’t feel thirst as much. So we may forget to drink as much.
  9. 9. High altitudes- Mountains
  10. 10. Women should drink more water during their period.
  11. 11. Some medicines will make you dehydrated
  12. 12. Stress can make you dehydrated • Stress affects the glands that control fluid in your body.
  13. 13. Diarrhea โรคท้องร่วง
  14. 14. Drinking cool water can help you lose weight! • It makes you feel full, so you don’t eat as much. • Cold water burns calories.
  15. 15. Alcohol will make you dehydrated. That is what gives you a hangover.
  16. 16. Symptoms of mild dehydration (2% loss of fluids) • Thirst (with caveats as above) • Reduced Appetite (often despite a lengthy period without food) • Skin Flushing (especially face and neck) • Dark Colored Urine (may be confused by supplement use or some foods) • Dry Mouth (and difficulty producing saliva) • Fatigue • Mild headache • Chills • Dizziness
  17. 17. Urine color chart
  18. 18. Kidney stones Chronic dehydration can cause kidney stones. These can be VERY painful when they come out.
  19. 19. Chronic dehydration • 1. Fatigue, Energy Loss. • 2. Constipation • 3. Digestive Disorders: Not enough digestive juices. • 4. High and Low Blood Pressure: The body’s blood volume is not enough to completely fill the entire set of arteries, veins, and capillaries. • 5. Gastritis, Stomach Ulcers: To protect its mucous membranes from being destroyed by the acidic digestive fluid it produces, the stomach secretes a layer of mucus. • 6. Respiratory Troubles • 7. Acid-Alkaline Imbalance: Dehydration activates an enzymatic slowdown producing acidification. • 8. Excess Weight and Obesity: We may overeat because we crave foods rich in water. Thirst is often confused with hunger. • 9. Eczema: Your body needs enough moisture to sweat 20 to 24 ounces of water, the amount necessary to dilute toxins so they do not irritate the skin. • 10. Cholesterol • 11. Urinary Infections • 12. Premature Aging
  20. 20. Questions • Have you ever been dehydrated before? • What is one thing that can happen if you are dehydrated? • What are two causes of dehydration? • What color should your urine be? • How much water should you drink everyday?