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Poor tissue hydration

Discussion in 'Skeleton, Skin, Muscles, Hair, Teeth, and Nails' started by Chriswolf, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. Chriswolf

    Chriswolf Senior Member

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    I go through periods of time where I feel as if my body is not hydrating well in a general sense.

    Does anyone experience this, and what strategies if any do you have to combat it?
     
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    Tammy Senior Member

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    Yes..............experience that often but have not found anything in general that I think is helping.
     
  3. sarah darwins

    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    Yes. For me it's a precursor to a crash.

    I've tried every imaginable electrolyte drink, homemade and commercial, and I think they do help a bit, but they're not enough. Weirdly, a bit of refined sugar + electrolytes + caffeine seems to work better. But still not enough. Only thing that really helps is all of the above + total cessation of activity.

    So for me it's another warning sign, better heeded than treated.
     
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    Think my Dr suggested E-lyte for hydration, kind of fell of the wagon on taking it, have plenty in stock at home!

    GG
     
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    Chriswolf Senior Member

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    Thanks for the replies everyone.

    A preferred electrolyte cocktail of mine is a bit of water, sea salt and vegetable glycerin.

    It does seem to help with hydration and prolong the recurrence of symptoms better than your off the shelf sports drink.
     

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