Science Assingment-Dehydration

Science Assingment-Dehydration - Name here Week Five, Day...

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Name here Week Five, Day Seven Assignment: Dehydration February 14, 2010 Teachers Name Dehydration Water is very important to one’s health maintenance. Without water a person would die in a few days. Water is something that we all take for granted even though it is everywhere around us. Water is something that is needed to a person to stay healthy. People replace water with sodas and things that are unhealthy these days. It is statistics that a mass majority of people are overweight or considered obese. This is because water is the main thing needed to help people with weight loss. People may not realize the importance of the water within the human body. Water makes up half of our body weight. “Deficiency of water in the body can affect various functions and in severe conditions might also lead to death.”(Functions of Water, 2010) Water contains calcium, minerals, and other things that the body requires to continue living. The body is made up of water more than one would think. The brain is actually 95 percent water. The human blood is made up of about 82 percent of water. If that isn’t enough the lungs contain 90 percent of water. The scariest thing about today is that people really do not realize that water is needed the way that it is. The humans total anatomy and physiology depends on our intake of water. The human body just cannot function without water.
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When the body does not get the water needed one can become dehydrated. Dehydration is very low amounts of water in the body. Very common ways of people becoming dehydrated not only has to do with not having enough water but can also occur when one is vomiting or has
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