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No matter how much water i drink i still am always thirsty.

Is there a better way to hydrate other than simply drinking water? my job requires me to walk around a lot in the cold. and i know that even though it is cold it is easy to become dehydrated, so i drink water constantly on the job and when i'm not working at home, however i am still always thirsty.

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eat a little salt, it will help you retain some water. Constant thirst is a symptom of diabetes.

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this could be a symptom of something serious, like Diabetes. It's worth mentioning to your Dr.

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corgimama3 is right! I was diagnosed with diabetes while WAITING to see a doctor. He noticed that every time he finished up with a patient, I was either at the water fountain or in the restroom. He immediately sent me to the lab for a blood sugar test. My blood sugar level was over 600! Constant thirst most often is one of the first symptoms of diabetes.

If you have a friend who has diabetes, a quick easy and inexpensive way to see if you need to see your doctor is to ask them to check your blood sugar with their meter. IMPORTANT: Have them use a NEW lancet to draw blood (It doesn't hurt). Then insist that they replace it with another new lancet before they use it again.

Anyone who has diabetes will be able to tell you if your blood sugar level is too high, depending on how long since you had something to eat. Best way would be to do it first thing in the morning before you eat.

Whether you go to the doctor or have a friend check it, I suggest you do so promptly.

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l did this for a friend, her levels were too high to register on my meter. Yes, constant thirst and frequent urination is a diabetic symptom. Get to your doctor, the sooner, the better.
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Frequent urination does not describe me however. It is merely Alot of physical activity I am not used to and am finding it difficult to maintain sufficient hydration. Electrolytes and salt would probably help though as some suggested
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My first thought was also diabetes, but you could also try an OTC rehydration drink like pedialite

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