Cold Stress. The data doesn’t lie: Seasons are becoming more extreme. And the ever-increasing unpredictability of Mother Nature is making it harder than ever for workers exposed to her wild weather swings to prepare. It’s more important than ever to be able to properly identify the most common cold-related illnesses, knowing what treatments to seek and how to prevent them in the first place.
Unfortunately, most people wait until they’re thirsty to take a drink. But the truth is that if you’re feeling thirst, you’re already in a slightly dehydrated state. Catching dehydration early is key to addressing it before it has an impact on cognitive and physical function. Luckily, there are many other signs workers and their supervisors can be on the lookout for.
Everyone knows staying hydrated is important. But not everyone really understands what’s in store for them if they let dehydration take over. In this article, we’ll clear thing up by going over what dehydration does to your body. And we’ll end with some practical tips for staying hydrated throughout the workday. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that effects of dehydration are a lot worse than just feeling a bit parched.