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About Chronic Dehydration

Tiredness, low energy or fatigue are generally the first signs and symptoms of

chronic dehydration

. This is because water is the essential component of energy production inside our cells. Even if you lose small amount of water, it will cause a drop in your energy levels.

In reality, if 1% of your cells are dehydrated, then they lose 10% of their efficiency to produce energy.

Even a condition of mild dehydration (2% to 3%) can cause 20% to 30% of energy loss! This actually creates an havoc at the body’s cellular level. Your body releases cortisol and histamine (stress hormone). These hormones suppress your immune system. Also, they cause health problems, slow metabolism, inflammation and toxic build up.

To put it in simple words,

Chronic dehydration actually speeds up your body’s aging process.

Symptoms of Dehydration

The most commonly known symptoms of this condition are nausea, dark urine, dizziness, exhaustion and dry mouth. When this persists for a long time, then it becomes “chronic.” Chronic dehydration may cause several symptoms and health problems. The following health problems are actually symptoms of chronic dehydration:

  • Water retention
  • Morning sickness
  • Low back pain
  • Unexplained pains
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Weight gain
  • Migraine headaches
  • High blood pressure
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Acid reflux
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Digestion problems
  • Asthma
  • Allergy

Chronic Dehydration Remains Hidden

Are you suffering form any long-term health problem? If your answer is affirmative, then you are most probably dehydrated for a long duration. Although,

several symptoms of chronic dehydration remains hidden

. For example, allergies are one of the most common symptoms of chronic dehydration but most individuals blame dust or pollen. On the other hand, even before you sneezed, this condition was causing your body to release stress hormones and histamine. This suppressed your immune system and exposed to allergic reactions. Hence, many health problems arise due to chronic dehydration.

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