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Dehydration 1 Dehydration Lauralee Turpin December 12, 2010
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Dehydration 2 Water is a vital and important component of life and not getting enough water will cause dehydration. The lack of water can bring down an entire empire, and many have been victims of droughts. The world is covered 70% by water, but only 2.5% of that water is suitable for consumption. Amazing as the Earth is, the human body is also a marvelous system created by nature with cells that need water to survive. The human body needs water in order to live, just as much as it needs oxygen and nutrients. Water is essential for life to flourish and thrive. The lack of water can harm living individuals and have extreme consequences such as illness and death. The following report will explain the effects of water, and why it is so important for life. According to the Mayo Clinic, Dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you take in and your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If lost fluid remains un-replenished, one may suffer serious consequences. Water is essential to the human body because it is needed for daily bodily functions. Scientists claim that approximately 85% of the human brain, 80% of blood and 70% of human muscle is water. Every cell in the human body needs water to live. Water helps to remove and flush harmful toxins from the human body. Breathing can cause for humans to take in harmful toxins that can be flushed out by water. Food also has toxins that can bring impurities to the human body, and only water can help to eliminate and flush them out. Lotions, make-up, creams, soaps, and skin applications also leave
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2011 for the course HCA 240 taught by Professor Agnessamaniego during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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