Many often neglect the importance of staying properly hydrated all year round, so this Infographic by ‘Insurance Quotes’ provides some valuable tips.
Sweating is what the body does to remove excess heat from the body, which is usually present while exercising or on a very hot day. Once this occurs, it is especially important to re-hydrate by drinking water, taking a shower and finding a cooled area to relax in. It is also important to eat some carbohydrates and foods that contain sodium and potassium, such as bananas.
It is also important to recognize the signs of dehydration and to ensure that enough water is being consumed each day to avoid it. There are certain beverages that should be avoided such as coffee and tea, which are known to cause dehydration.