How do we know if we are dehydrated? Do you feel like you are too busy to drink water? Wait- think again about your water drinking strategy. It is important. We cannot function without it. Many physicians advise drinking half the number of pounds off of our body weight in ounces every day.
The infusion contains Calcium Chloride (CaCl), Magnesium (Mg), Potassium Chloride (KCl), Sodium Chloride (NaCl) A highly trained nurse on our team will administer an IV that provides a full liter of crystalloid saline into the body. It immediately improves your circulation, increasing the delivery of oxygen, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients to various organs and tissues. You can schedule an appointment on short notice by calling our center.
It is important to watch for the signs of dehydration. Headache and/or fatigue can be some of the first signs:
- Extreme thirst
- Bad breath
- Dark urine
- Urinating less frequently
- Dry mouth
- Sugar cravings
- Weight gain or boating
- Low blood pressure
Dehydration can occur when you do not take in as much water as you eliminate. We must replace it. Our body is composed of 60% water. Every function we have depends on water, so dehydration can be quite serious whether it is chronic or acute. Anyone can potentially become dehydrated but young children and older adults are the most vulnerable.