Reasons why someone is thirsty all the time can include: dehydration, diabetes, diabetes insipidus, dry mouth or anemia.
Thirst is your body’s way of telling you that it’s running low on water, which it needs to work well. It’s normal to feel thirsty when it’s hot or after you’ve powered through an intense workout. But if you’re constantly refilling your cup without relief, it could signal another health condition.
Dehydration means your body doesn’t have enough water to carry out normal tasks, and thirst is the main symptom. It is because of exercise, diarrhea, vomiting, and too much sweating. Other signs are dark-colored urine, urinating less than normal, dry mouth or sticky mouth as well as dry skin, headache, fatigue or lightheadedness.
Thirst you can’t seem to quench may an indicative sign of diabetes. A disease where there is a lack in the hormone insulin or it does not work properly. The reason why you are thirsty is because when glucose Is in your urine, it pulls in more water, so you pee more often and thus you body wants more fluids- thirst. Your body is always going to strive to maintain it balance. Other symptoms of diabetes can include blurred vision, fatigue, hunger as well as easy bruising and cuts slow to heal.
It is not related to diabetes despite its name. It is when the body lacks the hormone that helps your kidneys control the amounts of water in the body. Excessive thirst is one of the major symptoms which may include dehydration and the urge to pee often.
Dry mouth increases thirst usually because of the decreased production of saliva, medications, smoking, head or neck traumas or diseases like Sjogren’s syndrome (immune syndrome dry eye/mouth). Dry mouth is usually accompanied by bad breath, taste changes, gum disease, lipstick sticking to teeth, thick- stringy saliva and issues chewing.
Anemia is the lack of healthy red blood cells.. Cause include diseases, a poor diet, or heavy bleeding. Additional signs are dizziness, fatigue/weakness, pale to yellowish skin, quick pulse and sweating. Other symptoms include:
How can you quench your thirst?
Drink more water. Most causes of thirst can be resolved with LifeStyle Medicine Strategies. If you cannot quench your thirst… seek the opinion of a qualified Health Consultant/Practitioner.