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Keep Young Richmond Athletes Hydrated

   Posted by: Phil   in Child Health

Keep Young Richmond Athletes Hydrated

It’s important for kids to be active, but during times of prolonged exercise, especially during hot weather, Richmond kids can become dehydrated. Thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration, when your child says he’s thirsty, he may already be suffering from dehydration.

Ironically, swimming increases the risk of dehydration because water activities forestall feelings of thirst.

Encourage your Richmond child to drink extra fluids before an activity begins and continue drinking every 20 to 30 minutes during the course of the event. Try to schedule practices and games in the mornings or evenings, especially during the Richmond summer sports season to avoid the hottest part of the day.

Signs of dehydration can include:

dry mouth
lack of, or dark yellow, urine
cool, dry skin
lethargy, or irritability
dizziness
headaches

When treating a child for dehydration, water is best for the first hour or two, then sports drinks with electrolytes can be added. Most V4M 1Z9 zip code area parks and ball fields are near convenience stores that carry Gatorade or Propel, but it’s best to keep a bottle or two in the car. If hydration is not restored, hurry to the nearest Delta emergency room.

To learn about a kid friendly nutritional product available in Delta contact me today.

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I am Phil Hoskins, and I am a Delta-based Xocai artisan chocolate distributor. I joined Xocai in March 2008. I sell the industry-leading Activ, the healthy chocolate beverage and Peanut Butter Cups online and in Delta, Richmond, Surrey, and Langley. Our valued Vancouver customers recommend Peanut Butter Cups because Peanut Butter Cups ‘allows me the freedom of running my own business and help others in the process.

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