Light Dehydration Threatens Productivity In Man

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Light Dehydration ThreatensProductivity In Man

"People in general are less familiar with what it is mild dehydration. Thirst is an early indication of mild dehydration. It's usually because of lazy to take drinking water for various reasons. In fact, feeling of thirst is an indication that the degree of dehydration experienced by someone already higher. So that, when we feel thirsty, we should immediately drink , because if this happening continues, could potentially lead to serious diseases, such as constipation, urinary tract infections and kidney stones infection, said the chairman of the Indonesian Hydration Working Group (IHWG).

Most of the human body is basically made ​​up of water: In premature infants as much as 80% of body weight, 70-75% of normal infants, whereas adults as much as 50 %-60%. "Lack of a 1.5% water content in the body can be harmful to the mood, especially for women who are more susceptible to the effects of dehydration.

Below are the potential impacts that affect men and women due to mild dehydration, as described expert:

In man, to the point of dehydration of 1.5%

1 Cognitive Performance:
• Precautions visually decreased
• Performance of visual record  decreased, further effect is involves mood:
• Exposed to fatigue and inertia
• Blood pressure and anxiety increased