CLINICAL TRIAL

Increase water consumption for Dehydration

Recruiting · 18 - 65 · All Sexes · Phoenix, AZ

This study is evaluating whether drinking more water can improve exercise performance and mood in people who are underhydrated.

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About the trial for Dehydration

Eligible Conditions
Mood · Dehydration

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Increase Water Consumption is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Increase water consumption
BEHAVIORAL
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.
Maintain adequate water consumption
BEHAVIORAL

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex between 18 and 65 years old. There are 2 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: Day 8
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: Day 8.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Increase water consumption will improve 4 primary outcomes and 2 secondary outcomes in patients with Dehydration. Measurement will happen over the course of Upon waking (first morning sample) on day 8.

Urine color
UPON WAKING (FIRST MORNING SAMPLE) ON DAY 8
Armstrong validated 8-color scale. Minimum score: 1. Maximum score: 8. A higher score indicates a worse outcome (e.g., dehydrated).
Thirst perception
UPON WAKING (FIRST MORNING SAMPLE) ON DAY 8
175 mm visual analog scale. Minimum score: 0 (not thirsty at all). Maximum score: 175 (extremely thirsty). A higher score indicates a worse outcome (e.g., more thirsty).
Urine osmolality (mmol/kg)
UPON WAKING (FIRST MORNING SAMPLE) ON DAY 8
Urine specific gravity
UPON WAKING (FIRST MORNING SAMPLE) ON DAY 8
Mood
POST-TRIAL ON DAY 8
Profile of Mood States questionnaire (POMS 2®-Adult Short, Multi-Health Systems Inc.)
2-mile run-time (min)
DAY 8

Patient Q & A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What are the signs of dehydration?

A lack of thirst and weakness and dizziness may be the first sign of dehydration. It cannot be distinguished from hypotension, except that if hypotension does not develop, the person does not has dehydration. The patient is lethargic (weak, unresponsive, sluggish).

Anonymous Patient Answer

What causes dehydration?

An individual can experience both acute dehydration and chronic water deficit. In the elderly population, chronic thirst is a common complaint and chronic dehydration can cause the individual to complain of dry mouth and dry eyes, or symptoms of low blood plasma levels in the blood. Chronic fluid and electrolyte loss can occur in hospitalized patients. The development of dehydration is closely related to other conditions and can be the underlying cause of a number of other medical and psychiatric disorders.

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What are common treatments for dehydration?

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What is dehydration?

Dehydration, one of the most common nutritional conditions, can occur with gastrointestinal diseases, such as gastritis, gastric ulcers and peptic ulcers, and certain neoplastic conditions. It can be caused by lack of oral intake, excessive alcohol intake, vomiting and diarrhea, a high intake of salts, and a low intake of water. To ascertain dehydration, a full history and physical examination are needed.

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How many people get dehydration a year in the United States?

About 25.2 million adults and children in the United States of America and Canada can suffer dehydration. In some cases dehydration is related to specific diseases such as diabetes and some types of cancer. People in the United States are at higher risk of getting dehydration due to their unique cultural traits, poor diet, and various environmental risks in their lifetime.

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Can dehydration be cured?

Patients need to be made aware that dehydration can be cured, which allows for them to be able to treat themselves with treatment that eliminates the symptoms of dehydration. The dehydration that patients develop is not a serious problem as long as patients are aware that dehydration can be avoided.

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Does increase water consumption improve quality of life for those with dehydration?

Increasing water consumption (>2 liters/ day) resulted in significant improvement in QoL of patients. In addition, patients receiving water supplementation had better subjective quality of life as assessed by the DLQI instrument.

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Have there been any new discoveries for treating dehydration?

Despite the number of research studies evaluating dehydration, no significant advances in treatment of dehydration have been made. More research is needed to improve diagnosis and management of dehydration and to promote prevention of dehydration.

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What is the average age someone gets dehydration?

There was little statistical support for the notion that there was a particular age at which dehydration becomes more frequent as people grow older. Further work is needed to define the profile of dehydration in different age groups.

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Have there been other clinical trials involving increase water consumption?

There has been no further studies on water supplementation in patients undergoing chemotherapy in an uncontrolled study with only 6 patients. More research on this subject is necessary and necessary to obtain more data.

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Has increase water consumption proven to be more effective than a placebo?

Data support water consumption as being a useful intervention for prevention of dehydration in hospitalized patients. Although water supplementation was not as effective as the intervention tested by the CURB-CURB study, it would appear from these data to provide greater benefit than a control intervention.

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Is increase water consumption safe for people?

Increased water intake up to 16 litres of water per day is safe and does not affect urine output, plasma volume, blood pressure, and weight.

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