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Prevent Dehydration For Trail Adventure Or Offroad Motorcyclists

Sunday, December 27, 2009 , Posted by Ridwanars at 6:52 PM

Trail Adventure Dehydration

Moment do trail adventures wears offroad motorcycle, best bring to drink enough on the way. Drink usually present and ally in rider's bag usually called camel bag. In this article will not discuss the camel bag problem, exactly will discuss to hit effect [of] less drink that called dehydration with the marking. Dehydration is liquid's deficit that caused by liquid's under entering or liquid's expenditure overs do. Usually happen in person with heavy activities during long but liquid that is drunk a little or can also in one who diarrhea. Prevent dehydration one of the survival for trail adventure or offroad motorcyclist.

Dehydration is loss of water and important blood salts like potassium (K+) and sodium (Na+). Vital organs like the kidneys, brain, and heart can’t function without a certain minimum of water and salt. In underdeveloped countries, dehydration from diseases like cholera and dysentery kills millions every year (usually infants and children).

When heavy activity like on the way at open-air, secretory sweat more many so that must be replaced with drink. When less so happen dehydration. Dehydration can also evoke conditon other dangerous like muscle's cramps, heat stroke or shock.In one who light dehydration or medium, better given to drink as much as possible. Better when given electrolyte's liquid like oralit or sugar-salt solution (water 200 ml + sugar-salt + salt in one-end of tea spoon). For the things unconscious, better as soon as it brought to well-being's service closest. So, before happen dehydration better prevented with many drink, minimal two litres during do heavy activity.

Trail Adventure Camel Bag
© CamelBak
Camel Bag for Offroad Motorcyclist

Trail Adventure Hydro
© CamelBak
Hydro pocket for camel bag usually worn to 2 water's litres

Clinical Findings of Dehydration :
Clinic Indication
Level of Consciousness
Capillary refill*
2 s
2-4 s
>4, cool limbs
Mucous membranes
parched, cracked
Heart rate
slightly increased
very increased
Respiratory rate/pattern*
increased and hyperpnea
Blood pressure
normal, but orthostasis
faint or impalpable
Skin turgor*
very sunken
Urine output
*best indicators of hydration status.
© emedicine.medscape

Below are some warning signs for dehydration :
Very dry mouth membranes
All signs of moderate ehydration
Dry lips
Sunken eyes
Rapid, weak pulse (more than 100 at rest)
Slightly dry mouth membranes
Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on infant’s head
Cold hands and feet
Skin doesn’t bounce back quickly when lightly pinched and released
Rapid breathing
Blue lips
Confusion, lethargy, difficult to arouse

Severe Dehydration, you must get to a hospital right away. Intravenous fluids (IVs) will quickly reverse dehydration, and are often life-saving in young children and infants.
Moderate Dehydration, careful home treatment can be safe, but phone contact with a physician is advisable. Children under 10 with moderate dehydration should see a physician first, though hospitalization usually isn’t necessary.
Mild Dehydration, is safe to self-treat at all ages, as long as it doesn’t worsen.

To treat dehydration, you must first address the cause: Fever, Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Heat Exhaustion are the most common reasons for dehydration. When offroad motorcyclist experience dehydration because caused by activity very heavy in go through trip, and dehydration that undergone belong to light dehydration or mild dehydration. So, such as those which mentioned above, before happen dehydration better prevented with drink many, minimal 2 litres during do motorcycle's activity offroad.

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Currently have 6 comments:

  1. Smart Club says:

    wow..nice article..i never saw trail race like this in real

  1. Ridwanars says:

    Thank Smart Club at comment of you give, in reality really such, many this time the fan of motocross that venture on to use their motocross, and do it to forest's area and ridges, dehydration's problem that must be payed on the way of offroad motorcycle.

  1. Mike says:

    This looks very professional and informative.

  1. Ridwanars says:

    Thks for Ur comment Mike, i hope that this blog will more useful.

  1. Ok, Thanks Traffic Attorney.