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Dehydration

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

As the summer winds down you are still vulnerable to the problems that crop up with extreme heat.

Dr. Christopher Marshall in the is helping patients with dehydration.

Breathing and sweating represent significant water loss from the body that are more pronounced in hot weather. 

Watch for headaches, muscle cramps, decreased urine output, nausea and rapid heart beat. 

See your doctor if sweating stops and weakness or confusion appear, seek immediate medical attention as you may be entering a state of dangerous dehydration.

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