6 Weird Dehydration Remedies To Know About For When You’re Thirsty As Heck

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If you've ever forgotten your water bottle during a strenuous, mid-July run or, like, been hungover, you know the feeling of being dehydrated. Your body needs a lot of water to function, and when you don't absorb enough fluid, or sweat out a bunch, you'll start getting a headache or dry mouth, which can usually be dealt with after a big swig of water. But water isn't the only way to hydrate again, though it's one of the more efficient; these weird dehydration remedies can help when you're feeling thirsty as heck.

Dehydration can be dangerous, which is why it's important to keep an eye on your fluid intake. If you're seriously dehydrated, rehydration salts in water and a trip to the hospital are likely the best way to make sure you replenish your energy and don't cause yourself too much damage. Anybody who's delirious, had rapid breathing, or keeps fainting needs to be seen by a doctor immediately. If you've just partied too hard — the problems of hangovers are largely caused by dehydration — or spent too long in the sun, there are a few non-water ways in which you can restore your hydration levels and keep your body happy. Here are a few unexpected things that'll help kick dehydration to the curb.