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Why travellers prefer Blue Cross
Water keeps your organs working efficiently. It helps your heart pump blood throughout your body and it helps your kidneys remove waste from your system. You lose water on a daily basis — in your sweat, urine, bowel movements and breath – and if you don’t top up your fluid levels, you may become dehydrated. Left untreated, dehydration can cause your body to function poorly, and if you become dehydrated when you’re travelling, you may have to use your travel insurance to pay for emergency medical treatment. It is particularly important to take in sufficient fluid when temperatures rise, as you lose water more rapidly when you sweat.
Topping up your fluid levels before you venture outdoors is the key to enjoying worry-free fun in the sun. To keep a handle on your hydration, drink a little, but drink frequently, and include a variety of water-rich foods in your daily diet.