YOU KNOW YOU’RE DE­HY­DRATED WHEN YOU...

Women's Health (South Africa) - - BACK TO BASICS -

Can’t cry over The Note­book Your body’s first de­fence is to save any fluid – tears are 98-per­cent wa­ter, so no boo-hoo for you. Strain to “drop off the kids” Fact: 75 per­cent of stools are wa­ter. So when you’re parched, that wa­ter is leeched from fae­ces back into your body. Grim. Clutch your calf in agony Cramps are most com­mon af­ter heavy sweat­ing, which robs your body of elec­trolytes and re­sults in a hor­ror show of pain. Get a Ram­say fore­head Wa­ter plays a big role in main­tain­ing skin elas­tic­ity, so as de­hy­dra­tion pro­gresses, skin loses its abil­ity to bounce back. Hello, face creases.

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