75% of the body’s weight is made up of water

• This water is very essential for body’s functioning
• Dehydration occurs when there is a reduction in the water level in the body
Symptoms to look for:
• Dry mouth
• Dry eyes due to lack of tears
• Reduced sweating
• Muscle cramps
• Nausea and vomiting
• Palpitation
• Dizziness in severe cases
• Dehydration occurs when the water consumed is not enough to replenish the water loss from the body. Loss
  of water occurs due to,
   o Sweating
   o Urination
   o Bouts of vomiting
   o Diarrhea
Natural home remedy using sugar and salt:
1. Take 1 L of water
2. Add 8 tsp of sugar
3. Add 1 tsp of salt
4. Mix well
5. Drink this at regular intervals during the day
Natural home remedy using buttermilk and dry ginger powder:
1. Take 2 tbsp of curd
2. Add 1 glass of water
3. Add salt to taste
4. Mix well to make buttermilk
5. Add ½ tsp of dry ginger powder
6. Drink this 3-4 times a day
• Avoid tea and coffee. They contain caffeine which facilitates dehydration
• Eat water melon and cucumber as these fruits have high water content
• Drink apple or orange juice to alleviate dehydration