Sip homemade Gatorade:
Each summer 38 million women suffer from the plummeting energy, throbbing headaches and foggy thinking of dehydration.
And on scorching days, the symptoms can hit in just 75 minutes.
Electrolyte solutions relieve this misery fast, but they can be pricey.
To whip up your own, mix 8 oz. of water, 1 oz. of orange juice, 2 tsp. of sugar and a pinch of salt.
Dr. Sinatra says sipping one or two glasses when symptoms flare could restore your vim and vigor in 40 minutes.
~Source: Women’s World Magazine
Men can also become dehydrated, although the article mentioned ‘women only’. Two summers ago my husband collapsed from heat stroke and dehydration and was taken to the hospital via ambulance. We are most grateful he is just fine and now makes sure he drinks his share of water.