Hydration Tips for Athletes

Many people stick to the advice that eight 8-ounce glasses of water is sufficient to stay hydrated throughout the day, but hydration needs differ depending on how active a person is and the environment he or she is in. With this short clip from KFI AM 640, you can hear some hydration tips from Dr. Carlos Reyes at Los Robles Hospital. He explains that sweating diminishes hydration, so it’s important to drink plenty of water before beginning practice. Dr. Reyes also recommends building up to intense activity gradually so that the body has a chance to adjust to the heat.

When you need emergency care for sports injuries or guidelines to help you stay safe and prevent major illnesses, you can rely on Los Robles Hospital in Ventura County . You can reach us on our website or call our Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line at (805) 497-2727 for some quick health tips. 

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