Urination More Frequent and Thirst

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Urination More Frequent and Thirst

This symptom could be caused by the failure of your pituitary gland. The hormone below could be deficient.

Arginine Vasopressin Deficiency (AVD)

The symptoms of AVD are

  • Increased thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Increased urine volume
  • Pale or colorless, watery urine
  • Night-time urination (nocturia)
  • Fatigue due to frequent nighttime urination and interrupted sleep
Constant thirst and urination

Shauna: “For years, I have told the doctor of my intense thirst and dry mouth. I have frequent urination which also disturbs my sleep. Nothing quenches the thirst. The urine is often pale or colourless”

Johns Hopkins Medicine https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/diabetes/diabetes-insipidus

The function of ADH or antidiuretic hormone is to regulate the balance of fluid and salt in the body. ADH is also known as arginine vasopressin (AVP) and vasopressin.
*AVD is also called ADH insufficiency or diabetes insipidus.

For how to test if you have AVD, see Diagnosis page