Avoiding dehydration in the heat: Tips from Culligan

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Avoiding dehydration in the heat: Tips from Culligan (WLS)

The dog days of summer are here and even on the cooler days, the chances of dehydration are still real.

R.J. Easton from Culligan helped us spread the word by handing out bottles of water to remind people to stay hydrated.
MILD SYMPTOMS OF DEHYDRATION:
Thirst
Dry skin
Headache
Blurred vision
Mouth sores
Exhaustion

Irritability
Dizziness
Dark yellow urine

SERIOUS SYMPTOMS
Shortness of breath
Increased heart rate
Low blood pressure
FATAL SYMPTOMS
Seizures
Muscle cramps
Kidney damage
Pain in joints

He also let us in on the fact that filtered water in our home is also a big money saver and gives piece of mind for your family. Faucet and pitcher filters only take out so much of the contaminants in our water. And we use water for cooking and bathing and cleaning. When was the last time you used bottled water to boil pasta?

To find out more about Culligan and their filtered water options, visit: http://www.culligan.com/home

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