You don’t need a ‘wee’ very often

If you’re only going to the loo for a ‘wee’ twice per day then you’re definitely not at the right level of hydration. You ideally should need to use the bathroom every hour to ninety minutes. And you can keep that up by drinking water after every successful trip to the porcelain throne.



Your urine is smelly and dark

This is a nasty one, but if your urine is smelly, and dark in colour then you are almost certainly dehydrated. You really do want to ramp up your liquid intake if you’re in this type of position.

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And if it’s happened because you’re engaging in athletic activities that make you sweat profusely then you want to start drinking ‘on the run’ (while you exercise) too. Your athletic performance will be severely adversely affected by dehydration.


Click page 3 below to discover more symptoms of dehydration and what you can do about it…


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