How Does Dehydration Affect the Body?

As you bask in the glory of summer, it’s crucial that you keep yourself hydrated. With heat waves reaching record-breaking heights throughout the country, medical experts are stressing the hidden dangers of dehydration and its effects on both the mind and body, now more than ever. In fact, new studies have shown that dehydration can […]

The Most Common Signs of Dehydration in the Elderly

Some symptoms of health issues come on suddenly: severe pain, shortness of breath, and fainting, to name a few. Others are slow and sneaky, creating serious health complications before you can even recognize the problem. The biggest culprit? Dehydration. Dehydration is the most common electrolyte and fluid concern among seniors thanks to its often-undetected symptoms. […]

The Best Ways to Prevent Dehydration in Seniors with Alzheimer’s

It’s a common misconception that dehydration is easy to detect and easy to prevent. Many assume the body has a foolproof early warning system that alerts us when we need to increase our fluid intake—thirst. While this is the primary mechanism to prevent dehydration, it’s not the fail-safe people think it is. Truth be told, […]