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Dehydration means that your body is low on water and fluids that a human body requires to function properly. It is common that an illness that causes vomiting and diarrhea are the causes for loosing these fluids. Untreated and severe dehydration can lead to death, seizures, or even brain damage. The majority of our bodies are made up of water; in fact seventy five percent of our weight is due to water. When the amount of fluid that leaves the body is greater than the amount being taken in dehydration occurs. Dehydration can be an illness on its own, as well as a side effect of other illness’. When you have a fever and the body temperature rises it causes you to sweat and loose body fluid. There are actually three different types of dehydration. The first is hypotonic, which is the loss of electrolytes. The second type is hypertonic, which is a loss of water. The third is isotonic, which an equal loss of water and electrolytes. The most common type of dehydration is isotonic. There are several things that happen daily that cause us to lose water in our bodies. When we breathe, humidified air leaves the body. Activities that cause us to sweat in order to cool our bodies cause us to lose water. Obviously urinating also causes us to eliminate body waste, and water. In a normal day, a person has to consume an adequate amount of water to replace what is lost in routine activities. A person’s body can give signals to the person when it is in need of fluids. The thirst mechanism sets in and alerts you to drink something.
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