Can a person die from being dehydrated?

United States
March 13, 2008 6:03pm CST
I know some people have to go to the hospital when they are dehydrated, but can a person die from being dehydated?
2 responses
• United States
14 Mar 08
yes they can!!
• United States
22 Mar 08
thanks for replying
@julievy (595)
• United States
13 Mar 08
Yes, you can die from dehydration. Your body needs water in order for it's systems to work. You can live for weeks without food, but only days without water.
• United States
13 Mar 08
Ok, thanks so much for replying, I guess I need to start drinking more water