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Why am I never thirsty?

Why am I never thirsty?

It is normal: Thirst is a mechanism controlled by the brain where there are receptors (osmoreceptors) that sense the amount of salts in our body. If we loose fluids ( sweating, exercise, diarrhea) these receptors are activated and give us the sensation of thirst. The threshold for these receptors activity is different in each of us. ...Read more

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Why am I never thirsty? I can go all day with one drink.

Why am I never thirsty? I can go all day with one drink.

Not a good idea.: I believe u can,but U shouldn't .Is there a specific reason U avoid drinking fluids?The body loses about 2 liters of fluid a day.This is what we give patients who are n.p.o. In hospital ,to maintain adequate and normal fluid balance ( homeostasis ).I don't think you need 8 glasses of water per day , but not far from it, , is reasonable.So,drink...even if not thirsty.No pee=dehydration. ...Read more

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Why am i never thirsty ? I only take couple sips of a water bottle everyday

Why am i never thirsty ? I only take couple sips of a water bottle everyday

Needs evaluation: Your thirst mechanism is controlled by your brain and brain hormones. If you are feeling well-this is OK- if not have your blood and urine checked. ...Read more

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Why am I never thirsty/feel thirst I'm chronically dehydrated like my doctor thinks I am? i drink only around 16-24 oz of fluids a day

Why am I never thirsty/feel thirst I'm chronically dehydrated like my doctor thinks I am? i drink only around 16-24 oz of fluids a day

Dehydrated???: The total amount of fluid that you take in includes all the fluid in the food that you eat. A cuke is 95% water so a 5 oz cuke is 4.75 oz of water. In it. Why do think you're dehydrated? You're only 18 and likely have excellent working kidneys that are great at maintaining your fluid and electrolyte balance. ...Read more

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Hello im 17 weeks pregnant and never thirsty, the most i ever have to drink is 3 glasses of water. I dont understand why i am literally never thirsty?

Hello im 17 weeks pregnant and never thirsty, the most i ever have to drink is 3 glasses of water. I dont understand why i am literally never thirsty?

High and dry: Good water intake is essential in pregnancy for fetal development and kidney perfusion of toxins. You need at least 4 to 6 glasses of water/day to improve amniotic fluid. You also need to tell your treating OB so they can do several tests or you and the baby. ...Read more

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Why don't i ever get thirsty? I can go all day only drinking like once and never thirsty. I drink more because i know i need to, but no thirst.

Why don't i ever get thirsty? I can go all day only drinking like once and never thirsty. I drink more because i know i need to, but no thirst.

Thirst: You should have your blood checked for signs of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. If it is positive then you might have an issue with your thirst center in your brain.. See your doctor please. ...Read more