Does Only Drinking Water Keep My Child Hydrated

Published : Mar 08, 2021
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    Does only drinking water keep my child hydrated - Fast&Up

    The biggest problems that parents face while their child is growing up is that children always avoid water; they just don't love the taste. In childrens it is important to maintain fluid intake and hydration in order to ensure physiological reasons and for adopting healthy, sustainable drinking habits.

    Why is only water not enough?

    We all love when kids are active and play on grounds. This activity leads to dehydration and loss of essential electrolytes along with water. When dehydrated children become lethargic and inactive and prefer playing games on screen rather because of dehydration and loss of energy. And who wants their kids being glued to screens as it is. On the top of that there are various sugar loaded drinks being marketed in a way that it would help you with energy.

    But what ideally it does is gives you instant energy which results in an energy crash within minutes. Fast&Up Reload Kidz designed with all natural and low sugar helps to provide instant and sustained energy with natural energy booster and vital vitamins.

    Risk factors and causes

    Dehydration results in electrolyte imbalance in the children. Childrens have higher vulnerability to dehydration with faster metabolism and small size. Which requires them to replace water and electrolytes at a faster rate than adults do.

    An illness that results in vomiting, diarrhoea, high fever and lack of water consumption results in increased risk of dehydration, electrolyte imbalance and also medications that results in excessive urination leads to fluid imbalance in the body. Excessive sweating from physical activity results in dehydration as well.

    Symptoms of dehydration

    While in case of mild dehydration symptoms may be minimal or no symptoms would be observed. Symptoms may vary when it comes to severe dehydration.

    Dehydration would result in your child's urine colour being more dark than usual. Other electrolyte disorders can result in confusions, impaired growth and development, weakness, cramping, spasms and exhaustion. Even it may result in difficulty in breathing, dizziness and rapid heart rate. Under any such condition it's advisable to consult your health care physician.

    Bottom Line

    While there are a plethora of options available when it comes to energy drinks in the market that are loaded with sugar, artificial stimulants and flavour. It is important to ensure that your child does not overdo it as it may result in enamel cavity, obesity and other health problems.

    Jenil Shah
    Nutrition Supplement Geek

    Jenil completed his graduation in Biotechnology and masters in Nutraceuticals. He has a 3.5+ years of experience in various sectors including nutrition supplements, content writing and nutrition wr... Read More

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