First World Cup Water Break Shows Importance of Preventing Dehydration

The first ever FIFA World Cup in-game water break in the Portugal-U.S. game on Sunday reinforces the need to take in water before working up a sweat and remaining hydrated, a New York emergency room doctor says. Dr. D’Amore also says that dehydration can lead to serious injuries, including muscle cramps, strains, and even seizures, while detailing how these frightening injuries and debilitating effects occur.

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