Children with dehydration are prone to reduced concentration, irritability, poor memory, headaches, fatigue.
Parents can set an example by drinking water more often and explaining to their children the importance of water.
Numerous studies show that water has an effect on the mental state in humans.
Scientists from the Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea (UK) carried out research on children aged 7-9 years in a school environment, finding that poor water absorption was associated with physical and mental health.
Children with signs of dehydration are often nervous, depressed mood, difficulty concentrating on academic work, fatigue, headache.
Frequent dehydration also causes children to lose their attention span, short-term or poor memory.