As the lockdowns open across the country, people have begun to venture out again. There is an important thing to consider when you go out. Are you well hydrated at all times? It is essential to ensure because as we go out in the summer heat, often we get dehydrated and it affects our general health. What happens when you get dehydrated? Dehydration can make you physically weak, cause skin problems, muscle cramps, headaches and urinary infections. Severe dehydration can be a very serious health risk.
How do you find out if you are dehydrated? An easy way to find out if you are dehydrated if to pinch the skin on your knuckles. After pinching your knuckles, release the skin. If the skin descends quickly, your body is well hydrated. If the skin drops back slowly, you are dehydrated. It is time to drink up the magic fluid that is called water!