By Faby Myra

It is that HOT and HUMID time of year when “hydration” is foremost on our minds.

According to doctors, your best defense against “dehydration” is prevention.

6 tips for staying hydrated

  1. Don’t wait till you’re thirsty to drink.
  2. Flavor your water.
  3. Eat water-rich fruits and vegetables
  4. Stay inside when it gets too hot.
  5. Dress for the weather.
  6. Be aware of the signs of dehydration (below)

Dehydration symptoms

Keep an eye out for any of these signs of dehydration in children or adults: