Summer illnesses are known by this name because during the hot season it is easier to contract them, due to the decomposition of food. High temperatures contribute to the reproduction of pathogenic bacteria which cause:
These illnesses can cause infections and can even last for several days, making us more prone to suffer from dehydration. Diarrheal diseases are the second leading cause of death in children under five, although, according to WHO, they are preventable and treatable.
What is dehydration?
Water maintains normal body functions inside and outside our cells. Dehydration occurs when the body loses more water than it takes in. This excessive lack of water can be accompanied by loss of electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium.
What are the symptoms of dehydration?
Dry mouth and tongue.
Urinating less frequently.
Sunken appearance of eyes and cheeks.
The speed in which dehydration develops depends on the environmental temperature, as well as on the suffering of renal or intestinal diseases that prevent the correct absorption of nutrients. In addition, in case of children and the elderly, water loss is more accelerated.
Tips to prevent dehydration and heat illnesses.1.Drink two to three liters of water a day.
- Drink more water when it is hot and humid.
- Drink fluids before practicing sports.
Take care of your diet with foods rich in water, such as fruits and vegetables.
Avoid alcoholic beverages, caffeine and very sweet drinks.
Wash, prepare and preserve food properly.
Consume probiotics to protect your microbiota and immune system.
Why is it important to consume probiotics?
Probiotics are live microorganisms, which are beneficial to keep our digestive and immune systems in balance.
It is important to consume probiotics on a daily basis throughout the year, but mainly during the hot season and vacations to avoid gastrointestinal diseases.
It is recommended to take probiotics that reach the intestine alive to really be effective and strengthen the intestinal microbiota.
In addition, as mentioned in this article, they are basic to support the treatment of kidney disease, as they help the body to eliminate toxins that damage the blood, and therefore the work of the kidneys is not overloaded nor damage them.
The lactobacillus that is recommended for kidney patients is Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, whose main organic function is precisely to help release toxins from the body.
It is also important to maintain a healthy microbiota to ensure the absorption of nutrients and water in our body. To achieve this, the combination of probiotics together with nutrients that complement nutrition is recommended.
In XAVIAX we have the ideal product to protect you. Find it as MGF, which as its name mentions, includes these nutrients in addition to being added with agave inulin as a prebiotic, and a combination of lactobacillus Rhamnosus and Paracasei.
The presentation of XAVIAX MGF is a sachet with a delicious Biogel that protects and transports the probiotics so they can survive and be effective throughout the digestive system. Probiotics in Biogel are an excellent option for children and older adults!
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