Dry Mouth, Fatigue, Headache And Increased Thirst

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

This combination of symptoms occurs in people with diabetes who have severe hyperglycemia leading to an osmotic diuresis and subsequent dehydration. It also occurs in people with adrenal insufficiency. Heatstroke or exhaustion may produce these symptoms. An eating disorder like bulimia or anorexia might cause them as well. Radiation therapy for head and neck cancers may also produce these symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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