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We Hunger and Thirst [Sovereign Grace Music]
Hunger and Thirst: Issues in measurement and prediction of eating and drinking
Telling the difference between hunger and thirst sounds easy, but, in reality, people confuse the two all the time. Can you tell the difference between hunger and thirst? Muddying the waters, so to speak, is that some symptoms of mild dehydration — headache, fatigue, lightheadedness and difficulty concentrating — can resemble symptoms of hunger. The near-constant availability of foods and beverages and multiple social situations that encourage eating and drinking make disregarding — and eventually confusing — hunger and thirst easy to do. In other words:.
Absence of thirst is a lack of the urge to drink fluids, even when the body is low on water or has too much salt., Adipsia , also known as hypodipsia , is a symptom of inappropriately decreased or absent feelings of thirst.
When the boy stepped on the scale Wednesday, the number flashed a tiny victory: 67 pounds, 9 ounces. For that rare moment, the father didn't feel like he was failing his oldest son. Landon Jones had gained five ounces. At a cramped, one-story house in Cedar Falls, Iowa, daily life is indeed measured in ounces. And the full weight of the future seems to teeter on whether Mike and Debbie Jones can somehow prevent their year-old son, Landon, from wasting away any further. During the past 13 months, Landon has rapidly dwindled from a dancing, laughing, pound dynamo to an emotionless, hollowed-out wisp of that once-vigorous kid, who lately is losing about a pound a week.
Landon Jones is a year-old boy with a very unusual condition: He never gets hungry or thirsty. The boy, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, noticed something was wrong when he woke up on Oct. A chest X-ray later showed he had a bacterial infection in his left lung, which later healed. But ever since that day, according to The Des Moines Register , Landon has had no desire to eat or drink, even though he can still taste and smell normally. Landon's weight has dropped from lbs.