Are you thirsty all the time? I am. I know exactly how you feel. No, I don’t have diabetes and yes, I urinate constantly. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Here is a list of the 5 non-diabetic reasons you’re thirsty all the time.
This is a commonly-overlooked cause of excessive thirst. You don’t have to suffer from full-blown anxiety attacks to be thirsty all the time nor does your water-drinking have to be psychological. If you’re an anxious person by nature, your entire body works overtime. This means, in addition to excessive thirst, you may also experience higher than average heartbeat, cold hands and feet, muscle twitching, and hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating).
Chronic illness has complicated physical, emotional, and spiritual components. Living with any type of chronic pain condition can be like walking a tightrope with while balancing a stack of breakable plates at the end of a dowel. In other words, it’s tough. The insulting things we hear people say to us in regards to our pain is enough to knock those plates off, send them crashing to the floor and us along with them.
Do you feel sick all the time? I was right where you are a little over ten years ago. If it wasn’t for an elimination diet, I would have never known that the chronic diarrhea, brain fog, muscle aches, yeast infections, mood swings, and anxiety were related to gluten intolerance.
Gluten was literally killing me.
This protein found in wheat, barley, and rye can do horrible things to your body and mind if you’re intolerant to it. That’s why, if you’re suffering from mystery symptoms you can’t explain, whether mental or physical, it is vitally important to do an elimination diet.
Why can’t you just do a blood test? Because, oftentimes, blood tests show false negatives, meaning you actually are intolerant to the food, the antibodies just aren’t showing up.
When our children are sick, we as parents are willing to do whatever it takes to make it all better. When our children suffer, we suffer as well. We can feel so helpless at times and become nearly as miserable as our children when they are faced with pains. As children can’t articulate exactly how they feel, a stomach pain could be caused by a variety of ailments. It is up to us to try and figure out what is causing the problem. In the worst case scenario, we drive our child to the emergency room as we can’t give any room to chance.
1. Celiac Disease – Although the symptoms of Celiac Disease can encompass a range of effects, some of the most common could be mistaken for other ailments. Those suffering from Celiac Disease can have diarrhea, complain of an upset stomach, or have an incredible lethargic demeanor. This disease is one of several disorders related to gluten intolerance. This autoimmune disorder is brought on by those who consume gluten-rich products to which they are allergic.