Summer Heat Got You Dehydrated? 22 Foods to Keep You Hydrated and Other Remedies

by | Aug 2, 2023 | Benefits, Healing

There have been many places in the US that have had extreme summer heat and some people are having a hard time with it. Heat stroke, heavy sweating, headaches, burns and even death!


This year, 2023, has been the hottest summer on record and it has been relentless. And it does not seem to be stopping any time soon. Feeling dehydrated? Can’t seem to shake that feeling? Have you had other unexplainable symptoms including dehydration this summer?

Here are other potential symptoms of electrolyte imbalances that accompany summer and heavy sweating:

  • muscle cramps, spasms, or twitching
  • muscle weakness
  • irregular or fast heartbeat
  • headache
  • extreme thirst
  • numbness
  • fatigue or lethargy
  • confusion or disorientation
  • change in blood pressure
  • seizure


Wanting to avoid the above symptoms? Try one of the items below in the heat of summer this year:

  1. Hydrate
    1. Start with water and a pinch of Himalayan salt or Celtic salt
  2. Foods for Dehydration (Replacing the electrolytes lost)
    1. spinach
    2. kale
    3. avocados (oooh think of Guacamole!)
    4. broccoli
    5. potatoes
    6. beans
    7. almonds
    8. peanuts
    9. strawberries
    10. watermelon ( this is yummy frozen on a toothpick)
    11. oranges
    12. bananas
    13. tomatoes
    14. milk ( I’d use raw if you can)
    15. buttermilk
    16. yogurt ( you could make a smoothie with the strawberries, oranges, and bananas! YUM!)
    17. fish, such as flounder
    18. turkey
    19. chicken
    20. veal
    21. raisins
    22. olives
  3. Ginger Bug and Ginger Mint Lime Soda
  4. Homeopathically You Can Add Cell Salt
    1. Natrum muriaticum 6x into your water to balance your salt levels and help with the headache. You could even put it in your smoothie.
  5. China 30
    1. If you find you are sweating heavily thus loosing a lot of fluid that way, try to rebalance with this homepathic remedy.
  6. Belladonna 200
    1. For the heat of the day if you are sweating with congestive headache in the sun.
  7. Glonoinum 200
    1. If  you get a red face, with throbbing head pain when outside in the heat.
  8. Aconite 200
    1. If you don’t sweat but get anxious and agitated and very hot outside, try .
    2. You can use this every 15 min for 4 doses and spread out the dosing after that AS LONG AS YOU ARE SEEING IMPROVEMENT.


Now if you are having other issues with the heat you may want to consult a homeopath.  Of course, if its an emergency, go to Urgent care.

I hope these tips will come in handy for you or your loved ones.

Enjoy the summer and STAY COOL!


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