As we have learned in health class, many things can affect you mentally, physically, and emotionally. But one thing we haven't talked about is the amount of water you are supposed to drink everyday. Not drinking enough water can lead to many things including headaches, irritability, poor physical performance, poor mental performance, and even more serious issues. In this article, they performed an experiment with 4,000 children, ages 6 to 19. More than half of the kids who participated were dehydrated. So how much water should you drink daily? According to this article kids need 10-14 cups of water every day. I agree that kids don't drink enough water but 10-14 cups a day of water is way more than I expected.
According to this article are you considered dehydrated?
Do you think dehydration can have other effects on kids that are not listed? Like what?
Why do you think so many kids are considered dehydrated?