Your body is about 60 percent water. Lose even 1.5 percent of that H2O -- the tipping point for mild dehydration -- and your mood, energy levels and cognitive function all drop, according to research from the University of Connecticut. And while there are obvious reasons you can end up dehydrated -- a sunny day, exercise or not drinking enough in general -- other triggers are less obvious. Check out these 14 surprising causes of dehydration and how to prevent them.
14 Surprising Causes Of Dehydration originally appeared on Health.com