Simply, dehydration means your body loses more fluids than you have take in. If this is not treated, it can get worse and become a problem.
what is Dehydration in the body
Dehydration is what happens when we lose fluid and electrolytes form water vapor in the breath we exhale, and as water in our sweat, urine, and stool. Our body tries to stay around 37 degrees by sweating. This results in us losing body fluid. Usually,
Most peoples bodies can tolerate about 3% decrease in body water without difficulty or having any health effects. About 5% decrease can cause dizziness. Any loss over 10% of your body water can cause physical and mental deterioration.
Organs such as the kidneys, brain, and heart can’t function properly as they require water and salt so it is very important to keep yourself hydrated.
Dehydration in other ways.
It can also come as a side effect from many different types of drugs and medications a normal, healthy diet will serve to replace any lost electrolytes or fluids. But certain conditions or sport activities can lead to low levels of fluid and electrolytes within our bodies.
Dehydration can be very serious, if you think you are in anyway dehydrated. Please get yourself a drink of water as soon as possible and seek medical advice straight away. NHS