Avoiding Deadly Dehydration: 8 Vital Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hike

August 1, 2014 9:30 PM

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Avoiding Deadly Dehydration: 8 Vital Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hike

Recently, we read the tragic news about an actor from the beloved Harry Potter series dying from heat-related illness. The 50-year-old British actor, David Legeno, played the werewolf villain Fenrir Greyback. Legeno died while hiking near Death Valley, California, according to the Inyo County Sheriff's Office.

The saddest part of this is that dehydration and heat-related illness are avoidable. Exercise increases body temperature. Our brains recognize the increased temperature and start the sweating process to cool our bodies. We can lose fluid at a very rapid rate, even faster than we can absorb water tha...

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