Most Americans are chronically dehydrated. In today's modern busy lifestyle it's very easy to forget simple, yet vital, habits like drinking enough water. If you drink coffee, the problem is even bigger. Caffeinated and sweetened beverages won't help your cause, they just keep you in a constant state of dehydration.
Dehydration is not just an adult problem either. The Harvard School of Public Health says that more then half of U.S. children are dehydrated. Although excessive dehydration in children and adults can cause serious health issues, even minor dehydration can cause symptoms.
Many of us live with minor (and sometimes not so minor) annoying symptoms and don't realize why it's happening. Of course it's important to drink extra water during warmer months but your body can become dehydrated any time of year. If you or your children experience any of these seven symptoms you're probably dealing with dehydration.Continue Reading