Health Ministry News for June 26 2022

Health Ministry – Bev Wilkerson 660-473-2033

Bereavement Ministry – Ann Dove 660-527-3794

Take Them a Meal – Marge Wehman 724-448-4482

Prayer Shawl Ministry – Rectory at 827-2311

Hot Weather is here – avoid Dehydration!

Approximately 60 percent of the human body is made up of water. Since our bodies lose fluids through natural processes, like urination and sweating, we must consistently replenish our fluids throughout the day. Maintaining a proper fluid balance in one’s body is vital for keeping up oxygen levels, maintaining electrolyte balance, supporting bone and joint health, aiding in digestion, and more.

Signs of Dehydration!

  • Dry mouth
  • Thirst
  • Darker urine color
  • Headache
  • Poor skin turgor (when you pinch your skin up it takes longer to go back in place)
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Flushed skin
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Rapid Breathing

Take water with you when exercising.  Drink 6-8 eight ounce glasses of water daily.