polydipsia

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polydipsia

[‚päl·i′dip·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive thirst.
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While delivering high performance, the added dehumidification step adds system cost and the increased water consumption of the Indirect-Direct Evaporative system is not reduced.
She began with increased water consumption and continued on to show loss of muscle mass, skin problems and a ravenous appetite.
After 5 years on such a diet, 28 men with a history of renal stones had a 49% lower risk of recurrence than did 40 men who followed a low-calcium diet with increased water consumption.
A low-salt, low-animal protein diet and increased water consumption reduced the recurrence of calcium oxalate stones in men with idiopathic hypercalciuria, said Dr.
The city is promoting fast growth and they still don't have a solid plan to mitigate for traffic congestion or increased water consumption,'' she said.
In an effort to alleviate these rising costs and curb increased water consumption, Americans are now turning to water submetering, a method that the European community has used successfully for decades.
Because increased water consumption can put a strain on local supply and a dent in home budgets, American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.
Signs include decreased appetite and activity, vomiting, diarrhea (sometimes with blood or mucus), increased water consumption and/or increased urination.
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