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Hydration tips for children

Children are sometimes at risk of dehydration, especially in hot weather and when exercising. These tips will help keep them safe and healthy.

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Dehydration

Dehydration occurs when you don't have enough fluids in your body. If severe, dehydration can cause serious problems. Learn how to spot the symptoms.

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Cholera

Cholera is an illness that gives you severe diarrhoea and dehydration. It is most likely to be found in parts of the world with poor water and sanitary services.

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Water and your health — infographic

If your body doesn’t have enough water (dehydration), it won’t function well. This infographic shows why drinking plenty of water daily is essential.

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Diarrhoea in children

Diarrhoea in children is very common, and when certain other symptoms are present, it may be serious. Find out here about the causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Urine colour chart

It's important to drink plenty of water every day to stay healthy. Use this urine colour chart to assess how hydrated you are.

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Drinking water and your health

Drinking plenty of water daily is essential for good health and hydration. Find out exactly why your body needs water to function.

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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis (gastro) is an infection of the gut that can cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Learn here about gastro treatment and symptoms.

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Vomiting

Vomiting in adults is usually not a sign of anything serious and tends to only last one or two days. Learn the causes and when to seek medical advice.

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Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children

If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention quickly. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.

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