Oh the weather outside is frightful; the constant sun, the never ending heat and humidity, the non-stop warm wind. In this kind of weather you need to be careful when you are outside. You need to use sunscreen, you need to use lip balm and you need to stay hydrated. If you are outside mowing the grass, working in the garden, playing sports or generally up to any physical activity your body can lose water and electrolytes when you sweat.

Wait, I just looked at my calendar and it is December. Well, guess what? Everything I just said is still valid. You think you can’t get dehydrated during the winter? Guess again. Instead of mowing the grass, substitute shoveling snow. Instead of working in the garden, substitute shoveling snow. Instead of playing sports, substitute shoveling snow. Or just substitute playing sports. Last time I watched a football game on TV they all still chug sports drinks and water on the sidelines. And finally substitute any physical activity for shoveling snow. Ok, make that sledding instead of shoveling snow. The point is, just because its winter doesn’t mean we turn into bears and hibernate. Well, most of us don’t. And in the winter, dehydration can be even sneakier. Most people don’t think about how much physical exertion you do or how much you sweat when you are bundled up in a winter coat, but you can still get sunburned and you can still get dehydrated, so you still need to be watchful. And one of the tools to help you stay hydrated over the winter is DripDrop. Just carry around a few of these packets and mix one in with a bottle of water for a great tasting way to stay hydrated this winter. One more thing, if you happen to overindulge at the complimentary bar during the office Christmas party, don’t hit on the boss, for starters! But more importantly, mix in some DripDrop for that morning after pick-me-up.

10308335_804133032939206_3248935564637585325_nWhat is DripDrop?

Did you know that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated? Before you pick up a sports drink, check out DripDrop! DripDrop comes in a packet that you can mix into any water bottle and can be used to treat a number of things – dehydration, cold/flu, diarrhea, and larger issues like the IV shortage in hospitals. DripDrop’s ratio of ingredients – from salts, sugars, potassium, and other ingredients – helps people hydrate better and faster than anything else on the market. It’s easy to stow in a book bag, purse, or carry on – and is great for everything from hiking to recovering from a long day of fishing. DripDrop replenishes the fluids your body needs to recover from travel, workouts, illness, and more. DripDrop is also a fantastic cure to a “long night out.” 😉

 DripDrop packs a potent punch of electrolytes (more than three times what you might find in other sports drinks or off the shelf cures) which in turn rehydrates your water-robbed body after a night of fun with friends. DripDrop is used by leading hospitals, athletes and US Special Forces to treat dehydration — in fact, it’s most recently been used to treat the dehydration effects of Ebola.

So who uses DripDrop? Everyone!

DripDrop is popular with the medical community, parents and kids, athletes, travelers, members of the military, those suffering from illness, seniors, and expecting moms.

Now, for a few “fun” facts! Did you know …

Dehydration is the #1 cause of midday fatigue, and can result in a 20-30% decrease in work productivity.

Dehydration increases the mortality rate by 30% in elderly hospital patients admitted with cancer, 12% in cardiac patients, and 9% for patients admitted with frailty.

Dehydration causes over 2 million preventable child deaths every year – more than tuberculosis, AIDS, and Malaria combined.

In the United States, dehydration from gastroenteritis results in 1.5 million outpatient visits, 200,000 hospitalizations, and 300 deaths per year in infants and children. 9% of all hospitalizations of children result from diarrhea and dehydration.

10606600_857806697571839_6980696106134963579_nD.R.I.N.K.: The Top Five Signs Your Child May Be Dehydrated

Drowsiness: Exhibting greater than normal fatigue or sluggishness.

Reduced Tears: Eyes are less shiny or gloss, indicating reduced tears.

Increased Thirst: Children are complaining of thirst and have difficulty getting their thirst quenched.

No Urine: Urine output is decreased or darker in color.

Knuckle Test: If all else fails, pinch the loose skin on the middle finger knuckle; if the skin does not snap back like a rubber band, your child may be dehydrated.   

If you recognize two or more of these systems, there is a good chance that you need to boost your child’s liquid and electrolytes intake.

Now that you have a few more details, check the links below for additional details AND a money saving coupon!

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Disclaimer: This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion of this product.

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A wife, mother, and blogger, Heather graduated, high honors, with a degree in Communication from the University of Cincinnati. Her primary areas of focus are organizational communication, marketing, and public relations. To learn more about Heather, catch up with her on Pink Ninja Blogger.

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