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    Oh my gosh! I am so thirsty. Is this normal?

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    I woke up this morning and couldn't quite quench my thirst, but as the day has progressed I have gotten thirstier and thirstier. Has anyone else had this issue?

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    -1 large glass coconut water (post workout)
    -Chocolate coconut smoothie (1/2 can coconut milk, 1 scoop of unflavoured/unsweeted whey, 1 tbsp cocoa powder, 1 tbsp coconut oil, 1 tbsp maple syrup)
    -green salad with (lemon and EVOO), balsalmic-glazed chicken drumsticks
    -beef stir fry (beef, assorted bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, garlic) sauteed in CO/butter
    -4 oz of milk

    Today's workout

    HIIT - warm/up, 6 x 15 second sprints, cool/down

    I am not diabetic, nor have I ever been diagnosed pre-diabetic, but I did do my blood-sugar, after dinner, just to be certain. It is 6.7 mmol/L or 120 mg/dL, which post-meal is normal.

    So has anyone else experienced this? Should I be concerned? Thanks.
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    Electrolyte imbalance probably.
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    You getting enough sodium?

    I always find I'm thirsty as hell if I don't get enough salt.

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    That's possible. I've never much been in the habit of salting my food, although I am getting better.

    I will give it a try. Thanks.
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    I agree. That dry, non quenchable thirst usually is from an imbalance of sodium.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryKiwi47 View Post
    You getting enough sodium?

    I always find I'm thirsty as hell if I don't get enough salt.
    That was my thinking too.
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    Sipping a glass of lemon and salt right now. It seems to be helping. So note to future self, do not be afraid or forget to salt your food.

    Thanks for all the quick responses.
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    Yeah, I went from NEVER salting my food to salting everything but bacon.
    Disclaimer: I eat 'meat and vegetables' ala Primal, although I don't agree with the carb curve. I like Perfect Health Diet and WAPF Lactofermentation a lot.

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    Is there a salt that is best? Is regular table salt okay, or is sea salt or himalayan pink salt better to use?

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    I used to have to throw containers of salt away because they'd harden before I used them up. Once I stopped eating processed foods (the biggest salt offender was Progresso soups), I got back in the habit of salting at least veggies, broth, etc. Bone broth + nori/seaweed + salt = healthy yummy delicious goodness.

    OP, glad you're feeling better.
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