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Dehydration

Dehydration is when your body has lost too many fluids. Water is one of the most important nutrients to our body; the human body is from 55 percent to about 78 percent of water. The average person loses water consistently by doing everyday activities and sweating, breathing and eliminating waste. Water removes toxins and waste products from the body and puts nutrients into the body. Dehydration affects many people for many different reasons. Water has a HUGE effect on people when it comes to dehydration...

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Dehydration

its proper functioning. Our bodies require that we consume at least one liter of water each day. When we lack the necessary about of fluid, dehydration-which is when a person loses more bodily fluid than he or she takes in, occurs. Dehydration can occur quickly, gradually over a period of time. In this paper, I will discuss the various effects of dehydration on the human body. I will discuss the importance of water to our health, compare and contrast the various functions of electrolytes, potassium...

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Dehydration Paper

Dehydration Paper By: Shineka Bell July 11, 2010 Water is an essential part of our every day lives, whether we know it or not. In the body water bathes the cells of the body and lubricates and cleanses internal and external body organs. Watery tears lubricate the eyes and wash away dirt, saliva lubricates the mouth, making it easier to chew and swallow foods. Water resists compression so it cushions body compartments such as the joints and eyeballs against shock. In addition, water functions...

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The Effects of Dehydration

Dehydration james November 18, 2010 Dehydration Water is an essential part to maintaining a healthy body and weight. Without the proper intake of water, the body becomes dehydrated and it begins to pull it from other places including from your blood. “This causes the closing of some smaller vessels (capillaries), making your blood thicker, more susceptible to clotting, and harder to pump through your system. This can have serious implications in hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart...

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Dehydration Paper

Dehydration Paper Water is one of the most important things we need in order to live. Water is everywhere; you can find it at any store or home. If it’s not free then it’s cheap to buy. In this paper we will discuss how water affects your body and many other issues relating to water and ourselves. Your body is made of about 70% of water. That is a big percentage of your bodies’ makeup. If you don’t drink water for a few days you will die. This fact alone should tell you how important it...

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Assignment Dehydration

Assignment | Dehydration | Miesha K. Branch | Human beings require water to survive. Individuals have to understand the importance of staying hydrated and the warning signs of dehydration in order to live long healthy lives. Water and fluids are the main element in staying hydrated and healthy Dehydration is the loss of salts and water that can cause many complications or health issues in human beings. Dehydration can occur when an individual doesn’t consume enough fluids such as water,...

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What Is Dehydration & What Causes It?

Dehydration Jessica M. Hescott Lisa Morris May 11th, 2011 What is Dehydration & What causes it? Water is essential to maintaining a state of good health. Considering the adult body is comprised of nearly...

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Dehydration in Human Factors

Running Head: DEHYDRATION IN HUMAN FACTORS Dehydration in Human Factors Allan Gorge Abstract Dehydration is an insidious disorder that plays a potentially deadly role in aviation and other aviation related specialties. We’ll take a look at the body’s composition of water, and the physiology of water loss and intake. We’ll also cover the different classifications of dehydration and there signs and symptoms. The dangers of dehydration in the role of...

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Dehydration - Essay 3

Dehydration Sci/241 Abbe Breiter-Fineberg 4/1/2012 Passing out, lethargy, constipation, dry mouth and even dry eyes are very few symptoms in the long list of signs to tell us that we are dehydrated. Being dehydrated is potentially very bad and if not taken care of a person can end up in the hospital or even dying. Many things can cause dehydration including drinking too much alcohol or simply not drinking enough water. Without ample amounts of water our bodies cannot function correctly,...

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Cause and Effects of Dehydration and Hydration

Effects of Dehydration and Hydration Water is a necessity in our world today but especially involving the health of human beings. Water is so important to human life that we would not survive without it because people become dehydrated when an insufficient supply of fluids are consumed in a day. “Human survival is dependent on water -- water has been ranked by experts as second only to oxygen as essential for life” (“Health Benefits of Water”). Proper hydration and the avoidance of dehydration are mainstays...

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