Dr. Blanca Mayo of the Mayo Clinic developed SOS Hydration using the best science in medicine and sports science to help her patients, athletes, and anyone suffering from illness. SOS is an Oral Rehydration Drink that is packed with electrolytes, only 2g of sugar (the sugar is used to more rapidly rehydrate you). SOS is as effective as a drip IV at combating mild to moderate dehydration.
Whilst SOS is not a cure for viral illness’, maintaining proper hydration levels will help speed your recovery.
According to Dr. Blanca "One of the main side effects of viral infections is dehydration. The body combats viruses by increasing its temperature (fever); this means that you lose more water through evaporation and breathing. Viruses will also make you feel less hungry and some may even cause diarrhea and vomiting. One of the best natural ways to combat viral illness is through proper hydration. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids."
SOS Hydration helps you stay hydrated so you can combat any infection and have a speedier recovery.
Here at The Feed, we take our nutrition seriously and we love when there is science to back up the products we recommend to our athletes. SOS Hydration was engineered by a medical doctor, two elite athletes, and a retired military officer, and it uses the best medical science to rehydrate you and optimize performance.
When we become dehydrated, there is an increased strain on our cardiovascular system. This results in an increased heart rate, a rise in body temperature, and an increased rate at which muscle glycogen (carbohydrate stores) are being used. Together, this results in a decrease in athletic performance.
Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) was discovered using a unique transport system in the gut, known as the Sodium-Glucose Co-Transport System. ORT is used to save millions of lives worldwide each year and is endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. SOS is the first hydration drink to match the global standard set by WHO and is as effective as an IV drip at rehydrating.
In addition to using scientific research to formulate its product, SOS Hydration has tested their product in 3rd party, independent studies. These studies help support their claims about the effectiveness of their drink mix, which is something not many other hydration companies have done.