- College of Arts & Sciences
- Pamplin School of Business Administration
- School of Education
- Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering
- School of Nursing
- Graduate School
- Clark Library
- Academic Advising
- Air Force ROTC
- Army ROTC
- Early Alert
- Fellowships & Grants
- Franz Center
- Garaventa Center
- Honors Program
- Learning Resource Center
- Majors & Minors
- Studies Abroad
- STEM Center
- University Catalog: The Bulletin
- University Core
- Campus Life
- About UP
- Health Center
- Orrico Hall Upper Level, MSC 147
- 5000 N Willamette Blvd.
- Portland OR 97203
- Health Center Home
- Health Care
- Mental Health Counseling
- Office for Students with Disabilities
- Learning Assistance
- SAFE Advocate Network
- Wellness Promotion & Prevention
- Substance Abuse Services
- Spiritual Health
- Report Interpersonal Violence
- Green Dot - Violence Prevention
Health Center: Hydration
- It is extremely important to drink adequate fluids with illnesses such as colds, flu, fever, diarrhea, urinary tract infections, etc.
- Signs of dehydration include dry mouth; dark, concentrated and scant urine; dizziness on standing.
- If you are not able to eat much, then a substantial
proportion of the fluids you drink should contain electrolytes. Examples include non-caffeinated and non-diet
sodas, apple juice, Gatorade. There are
rehydration mixes available that contain the exact balance of electrolytes that
are best for the body. You should drink
at least 2-3 liters of fluid per day.
- Vomiting complicates hydration strategies (see below).
- If you are unable to take adequate fluids by mouth, then it may be necessary to give them through an IV.