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5. DARK URINE. Of all the potential dehydration signs, this may be the easiest to spot, since all you have to do is glance down into the toilet or urinal. If you’re hydrated properly, urine should be pale and either clear or very light yellow. Dark yellow urine or not urinating much. Dry, cool skin.

Dry or sticky mouth. Headache. Muscle cramps.

If you’re severely dehydrated, you may also feel dizzy, light-headed or confused or have a rapid heartbeat. You could even lose consciousness. Severe dehydration is a medical emergency — in some cases it may be deadly. Headaches are most common, and dehydration is also a common migraine trigger. Fading in and out of consciousness, feeling lightheaded and dizzy, and fainting are some of the most extreme signs.

Sign of dehydration: You feel dizzy. Getty. Part of hydration’s job is to regulate blood volume, including blood pressure. When you’re lacking in fluids, your blood pressure tends to lower.

You’re probably aware of the more obvious signs of dehydration: yellow urine, dry mouth, feeling thirsty. But the less obvious signs are just as important and sometimes appear sooner, especially as you get older. The amount of water you need doesn’t increase as you age, but your body’s ability to conserve water is reduced and your sense of thirst weakens.

So it’s important to drink even if. Symptoms vary, but mild dehydration often causes fatigue and affects athletic performance. As dehydration worsens, it can cause dizziness, cramps, and mood changes.

The biggest signs that you’re dehydrated include inability to sweat, dry skin, bad breath, dark pee, and urination less than six times a day. It might be confusing if you’re experiencing these. 5 Signs You’re Not Sick, You’re Just Thirsty: Our neurological processes are very; very sensitive to dehydration. Not only do we get foggy and lethargic when thirsty, most of us also get cranky. As little as a 2% decrease in water saturation within your body will noticeably slow your thought process and ability to.

Easily angered. Lack of an adequate amount of water in someone’s body causes their body temperature to overheat. When we are spiritually dehydrated, a possible symptom is a quick temper (Galatians 5:20).

4. Lack of self-control. One of the extreme symptoms of physical dehydration is muscle spasms. 1. Check Your Urine. Giphy. The best indicator of whether or not you’re hydrated enough is the color of your urine.

The Mayo Clinic explained that if your urine is a pale yellow, you can stop.

List of related literature:

People may have all or some of the following symptoms: Increased thirst or frequent urinating, or both, may occur because the excess glucose that builds up in the blood is excreted in the urine, causing body water to be excreted with it, which leads to dehydration and thirst.

“Diseases and Disorders” by Marshall Cavendish Corporation
from Diseases and Disorders
by Marshall Cavendish Corporation
Marshall Cavendish, 2007

Early symptoms of dehydration include thirst, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, dry eyes and mouth, and dark-colored urine (Figure 8.6).

“Visualizing Nutrition: Everyday Choices” by Mary B. Grosvenor, Lori A. Smolin
from Visualizing Nutrition: Everyday Choices
by Mary B. Grosvenor, Lori A. Smolin
Wiley, 2017

Thirst is not a reliable indication of the need for hydration and may actually indicate dehydration.

“Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine” by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.
from Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.
SAGE Publications, 2010

Dehydration, or excessive loss of body fluid, of 2% or more of body weight can lead to symptoms such as extreme thirst, decreased urine output, secretion of a concentrated urine, headaches, fatigue, muscle cramps, hypotension, and fever.

“Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition E-Book” by Martha H. Stipanuk, Marie A. Caudill
from Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition E-Book
by Martha H. Stipanuk, Marie A. Caudill
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Among the most common causes of symptomatic thirst are water losses associated with diarrhea, vomiting, diabetes mellitus, and diabetes insipidus.

“Porth Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States” by Ruth A. Hannon, Charlotte Pooler, Carol Mattson Porth
from Porth Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States
by Ruth A. Hannon, Charlotte Pooler, Carol Mattson Porth
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

7.2 Thirst Thirst is the only symptom of dehydration, the rest are all signs.

“Foundations of Community Medicine, 2/e” by Dhaar
from Foundations of Community Medicine, 2/e
by Dhaar
Elsevier India Pvt. Limited, 2008

The only symptom of dehydration is thirst, and often it is an overwhelming sense.

“Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports” by Timothy Noakes
from Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports
by Timothy Noakes
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2012

Yet thirst is not always a reliable guide to avoiding dehydration.

“Discovering Nutrition” by Paul M. Insel, R. Elaine Turner, Don Ross
from Discovering Nutrition
by Paul M. Insel, R. Elaine Turner, Don Ross
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006

Among the most common causes of symptomatic thirst are water losses associated with diarrhea, vomiting, diabetes mellitus, and diabetes insipidus (DI).

“Porth's Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States” by Sheila Grossman
from Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States
by Sheila Grossman
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2013

Dehydration follows, leading to excessive thirst (polydipsia).

“Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene E-Book: Theory and Practice” by Denise M. Bowen, Jennifer A Pieren
from Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene E-Book: Theory and Practice
by Denise M. Bowen, Jennifer A Pieren
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

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  • I didn’t drink water for like two weeks before I watched this. I only drank sugar drinks and I had a lot of these problems ( the tiredness and the digestive problems) I started drinking more water and this vid was super helpful

  • Oh man all that headache body beating surely made me really depressed because I couldn’t pinpoint the problem to dehydration.
    Thanks for the help.

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  • Dehydration can occur throughout the year, not just when it’s hot, and is especially dangerous for seniors. This article shares some additional tips and vital information for family caregivers: https://www.heavenathomecare.com/dehydration-in-elderly-adults/

  • I never thought this would happen to me, but I was driving home from the gym. I just wasn’t feeling it so I left. Driving home I started feeling my heart beat harder, shortness of breath, nausea, and sweat just stopped. I stopped to get a liter of water, but I drank it all in seconds. I got home finally and drank 3 more liters before needing to pee. Thanks for this video, and now I’ll be more self aware.

  • Anyone else who is experiencing waking up gagging because of dehydration? I always have a
    disgusting dream to start with, then waking up gagging with a dried out mouth:(

  • I don’t see why people don’t drink water it’s so refreshing. I drink so much water I can’t go a day without at least 6 bottles of water.

  • it’s good to go to the bathroom all the time in and out is what you want to do drinking plenty of water at least 2 l to a gallon a day of cold water which which will cause you to lose weight actual real weight if you don’t drink enough water and drink or eat enough carbohydrates you will only lose water weight and if you become dehydrated you gain that way back his only weight you’re losing is actually water weight fat cells are over 2 billion in your stomach alone and all those two billion fat cells that’s taken get larger or smaller they they have a mind of their own that tells your body that it’s hungry not nassar the Bray

  • does anyone have any tips on how to drink more because i HATE drinking water but i need to because i feel like i’m about to pass out everyday and struggle to breath and my heart beats very fast for no reason

  • what if i have bladder dysfunction due to untreated oab because im poor and can’t get 1m dollars to just treat my body despite the corrupted bladder i got from 11 months or more of fully emptying bladder no matter how little or much or what kind of fluid and it happened when i got uti which also won’t be treated no matter what kind of drug i use. and i feel constan pain in bladder if i drink anything espically 100ml and higher.

  • sometime i woke up in the night my heart palpitations, mouth & throat become dry, feeling little difficult after drinking water after sometime i feel ok. it is Dehydration or symtom of Sugar?

  • how much water to drink a day? if so how much per hour? i weigh 220, i’m having dehydration, and i drink one glass a hour each day. when i awake i drink a glass of water, then every hour after? i got deferred form plasma due to dehydration. any help would be appreciated. tx..

  • Interesting video. I haven’t been keeping that hydrated the past few days and it’s kind of ironic since I usually drink water all the time but i’ve been so busy I forget to have my water bottles with me.

  • If I were be stay dehydrated for 3 days which is usually when your body shuts down, if I drunk some water while its shutting down, would it be replenished again or will it continue to shut down?

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  • Hell no ever since I went three months sober I been breaking out so bad, when I used to drink beer all the time my face was so clear now my face is oily as hell for just drinking water and I have a shit Ton of acne now

  • I tend to sweat a lot when I workout and I may overdo it causing me to feel lightheaded if I don’t drink enough water because each the intensity levels vary each day, so I gotta discipline myself to drink more water so I don’t get a headache after being lightheaded and vomit.

  • But during this corona and stay at home, I drink 1.5L of water everyday and sometimes more than that but I still dehydrated. I’m not doing anything, I just watching movies and sleep. So, why did I dehydrated?

  • I’ve only drank one cup worth of drink altogether today that’s it I literally can’t put the water in my mouth, I feel so sick after I drink it and it’s so bad but now I feel all dizzy and my joints hurt I can’t move them properly.

  • I was playing baseball with my brother, and I accidentally hit my hand with my bat. It hurt but didn’t affect me, then after you know how it feels when you get off your bed to fast and your eyes hurt? That’s what happened. Also when I travel my ears get plugged but I wasn’t traveling and I could barely hear, and I was also really lightheaded. Anyone know why?

  • I’m looking for a video to understand why I NEVER feel thirsty but have many symptoms of dehydration. (no. alas I DON’T drink 8 glasses of water per day) Still why don’t I ever feel “thirsty” or “dry”?

  • I hate drinking water, and in my experience a cup of water every few days is more than enough for me and i barely have fruits or vegetables

  • The only reason why I clicked this is because I had the same thing happened to my knee twice and my head and my neck but my one has a black thing in it

  • I don’t know if it’s just me but my body doesn’t tell me I need more water till my head starts hurting, then it tells me all these things, anyone know why?

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  • Hey there, just a minor correction: you said that a human can survive 3-4 days without water yet i’m on about my 94th hour without water or anything that could be used as for hydration. (yes, i am attempting of suicide) and i still feel fine. I’m sure my environment and age is a factor, but still not dead:T

  • I always sucked at drinking water and kept getting UTI but recently I started feeling fatigue that came along with heart palpitations. I thought something was wrong with my heart everything came out normal except I was dehydrated. I been drinking water and drinking Pedialyte. I’m still feeling some symptoms but I realize it’s probably gonna take a minute for me to build my body back up from dehydration. Good informative video because I noticed some videos don’t touch on heart palpitations when it comes to dehydration.

  • In Jainism, in India many monks fast without water and food for 8 days.. And fast without food for 30 days. Also ppl have food and water only between sunrise and sunset

  • A I got really hot and a little dizzy and I went in my house and when I was walking I got way dizzyer and hot and sick then I drank water and I was better

  • “This information should be taught in every school”

    My school:EAT WITH YOUR MOUTH OPEN AND PUT YOUR ELBOWS ON THE TABLE THANKS CLASS DISMISSED

    Me:ok teacher

  • I once had my blood tested for allergies. The appointment was in the morning. I don’t drink a lot, and though they didn’t say I had to fast before that, I didn’t eat or drink anything since I got up, so by that point for about 10 hours counting in sleeping time. They tried on one arm, but no blood came out. They tried the other one, still no blood. Another nurse came and tried, still nothing. Then she asked me if I drank anything today, I said no. They gave me a glass of water, and 5 minutes later the blood was coming out with no problem. One nurse even joked I may be a vampire, I guess because I’m also very pale. But that was kinda scary, like how dehydrated do you have to be for the blood to stop coming out when directly puncturing a vein?

  • Gordan: touches my face

    Also him: grabs my hand and places it on my face

    Him again: just touch thaht will ya…guess what.

    Me: wh-

    Him for the 3rd time: ITS DROY

  • I found that very useful as now I know what happens if you don’t drink enough water and how to make myself keep hydrated. Some of these related to me as I have dry eyes, bad breath, darker urine,dry mouth, being sick for longer and also losing concentration. What are the dangerous side affects if you don’t drink enough water or is there any dangerous side affects. Please reply anybody or 101MrHealth. Thank you for this video

  • I live in a hot house and Im exercising and Im loosing weight what do I do. Do I just drink water everyday? What do I do? Please answer my question.

  • I reviews to drink water win I was 4 and I went to the hospital and have a lot of needles and get to only drink water and still I was beter

  • My dad: DRINK MORE WATER YOU DEHYDRATED HIPPO(not actually what he said)
    Me: I can’t, I’m not used to drinking that much, I’ll get a stomach ache
    My dad: DRINK IT ANYWAY

  • I actually need to drink more water cuz I already have my mouth dry. This video does learn my lesson on why you need to drink water all the time. ( I guess)

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  • I’ve just started to do a rehydration rehab program for Myself. I was merely drinking coffee, teas and milk sources of liquid intake but despite some of the beverages that are made of water aren’t as cleansing to or hydrating as water. I am hoping My rehab will go well and improve My health. I’m just a week into My program and I will keep going.

  • cant drink alot of water at school cause i have urination anxiety symptomswhat means after i use the bathroom/restroom i need to use more and the cause is cause of stress anxiety and nervousness and I have at least 5 sythops of me not having to much water so when I home I drink a bucket of water:)

  • I need to drink more water for sure i exercise on the regular but dont drink enough water to replenish the amount of sweat i release

  • Bright side: all the signs that you are not drinking enough water

    Literally me: well i’ve been drinking water like 5 liters in morning to night so im used to it

  • I wish I seen this video 8 months ago and I could of avoided the heat stroke I had at home. Texas heat is no joke and ever since I started doing excercise and dieting I’ve been getting problems since doctors tell me I’m dehydrated.

  • this monday I went to karate for the first time and it was really hot outside and I didn’t drink enough water. So I was sweating like hell and like near the ending of the training I felt dizzy and my vision got shaky. I first thought it’d go away if I just kept going like a headache but it kept getting worse and I was scared of fainting so I stopped and said “excuse me? I don’t feel so good..” I couldn’t even stand straight and then the trainer told the other students to quickly get a chair and he held me tight and helped me go to the chair and sit on the chair but like the chair was flipped on the floor and I had to sit like that one position where people in yoga do with the ball like they lay down and out their legs on the yoga ball. So he was really kind and he gave me a free bottle of cola because my blood pressure was really low and he said it’s okay because it was like 40 degrees outside and I was really sweaty and I was dehydrated and didn’t drink enough before the training so yeah. What I’m trying to say is it’s really dangerous and it can happen anytime anywhere. Please get help or tell somebody if you’re feeling dizzy or your vision gets blurry. You could even faint. Also, if anything like that happens or has happened to you at a training before, (or ANYWHERE) there’s nothing to be embarrassed of! It can happen sometimes and it’s normal if you don’t drink enough or if the heat is just too much for you. But please, PLEASE drink water before AND after doing sports. Alright sorry for the long text and thanks for reading it hope I didn’t waste your time. (: Have a great day and I love you! ��

  • Thanks for this helpful information about dehydration. For seniors, it’s especially important to recognize signs of dehydration, as they are at greater risk. Learn more in this article: https://stayhomecare.com/how-to-recognize-and-protect-against-dehydration-in-seniors/

  • Thanks for sharing these warning signs of dehydration. During these hot summer months, it’s especially important for seniors to remain hydrated and to know the signs of dehydration, as this article points out: https://homewithyou.net/dehydration-in-the-elderly/