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8 Signs of Dehydration

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Our bodies are sophisticated machines that continuously perform checks and balances with our many systems, including fluid balance. Dehydration can range from mild discomfort to life-threatening complications. Knowing what signs to look for is a way we can tune into this feedback.

8 Signs of Dehydration

Color of Urine

The quickest and easiest way to assess your hydration status is to check your urine. Clear to the lightest yellow means you’re hydrated. Darker yellow indicates it’s time for some water, and a deep orange is a sign that you’ve been dehydrated for some time.