Dehydration is a condition which occurs when you the fluid level in your body go very low. Your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions.
Common causes of dehydration include vigorous exercise, especially in hot weather; intense diarrhea; vomiting; fever or excessive sweating. Anyone may become dehydrated, but young children, older adults and people with chronic illnesses are more prone to be dehydrated.
Mild to moderate dehydration can be treated by drinking more fluids, but severe dehydration needs immediate medical treatment.