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5 Things That Are Making You Dehydrated You didn't know about.

Dehydration occurs when you use or 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 you don't replace lost fluids, you will get dehydrated

Here's 5 things you didnt know where dehydrating you.

1. You're not listening to your skin.

As we get older we naturally lose the moisture in the skin. Did you know that the feeling of thirst can also decrease as we age? That means it's important that we stay hydrated the older we get. Hydrated skin looks youthful and healthy. If your skin is always dry and you don't wear sunscreen or use any kind of lotion you could be making the problem even worse. Keeping your skin moisturized and protected from the sun can keep you hydrated. 

2. You let your stress take over.

It seems like stress is always lurking around ever corner waiting to ruin our fun. Unfortunately, stress is a natural part of life, but learning to manage stress in a healthy way can stop the harmful effects it causes.

3. You don't listen to the weather.

If you live in a warmer climate you'll know about how the weather can really 'dry you out'. If its red humid for days in end and the you don't have access to air conditioning, you're going to sweat a lot more than usual. Unless you're carrying a water bottle around you're goingto be more thirsty.

4. Travel

Many of us have had to put our travel plans in hold lately but in general travelling you can recall throw up your routine and up the risk of dehydration.

5. Your period is to blame.

As if our time of the month couldn't get any worse? Well turns out that your period can also dehydrate you too, amongst other annoying thing.

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