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Just a slight thirst could affect your brain.
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Feeling thirsty could be affecting your brain function more than you realise.
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By the time you feel thirsty, your body is already dehydrated.
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First we feel thirsty and fatigued, and may develop a mild headache. This eventually gives way to grumpiness, and mental and physical decline.
If the only liquid you consume is alcoholic, you’ll become dehydrated, especially in warmer climates.
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