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Dehydration is a condition that happens when your body loses more fluid than you take in. This means that your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to function normally.
The symptoms of mild dehydration are:
dry, sticky mouth
decreased urine output
few or no tears when crying
Severe dehydration, which is considered a medical emergency can cause:
irritability or confusion
lack of sweating
low blood pressure
Staying hydrated is very important while you're receiving breast cancer treatment. Chemotherapy can cause dehydration. But other treatment side effects, such as vomiting and diarrhea, can cause you to become dehydrated, too.
Talk to your doctor immediately if you have any of the symptoms of severe dehydration. Together you can deal with the underlying cause of your dehydration.
Experts say that drinking 64-96 ounces of water a day will keep you hydrated....
I realize your bigger concern tends to be how to LOWER high blood pressure , but today I want to touch on the reverse so you are aware of this potential problem.
Low blood pressure, also known as hypotension , is when your blood pressure drops below 90 mm Hg systolic (top number) or 60 mm Hg diastolic (bottom number).
If your blood pressure is normally on the low side, it’s not a concern as long as you are not experiencing symptoms associated with low blood pressure.
Lack of concentration
Rapid, shallow breathing
If you are experiencing these symptoms, you need to take action to correct and prevent blood pressure from dropping too low.
Dehydration and blood pressure
Dehydration can actually cause your blood pressure to be low …and not in a good way.
Dehydration is a lack of fluid in the body, often caused by inadequate fluid intake or excess fluid loss. ...
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