This person used to drink 10 liters of water daily, went to the doctor and was shocked to hear the name of ‘disease’

By Divya Ray July 23, 2023 7:37 AM IST

It is necessary to drink plenty of water to keep the body hydrated and healthy. Doctors also advise every adult to drink 2-3 liters of water daily. There are some people, whose work goes smoothly even in 1-2 liters of water. But imagine what happens when someone drinks up to 10 liters of drink in a day and still his thirst is not quenched? It must be sounding strange, but a man from Britain has faced this strange situation. 

Actually, Jonathan Plummer, a resident of England, had a habit of drinking 10 liters of water daily and the strangest thing is that his thirst was not quenched even after drinking 10 liters of water. According to the Daily Mail report, Jonathan told that he always felt thirsty. No matter how much water he drank, his thirst was not quenched. Water generally helps to cleanse the body and flush out toxins. Maintains better physical health. Gives energy. But after drinking water with Jonathan, everything was happening in reverse. He was feeling tired and weak even after drinking so much water. He always used to play sports like rugby and cricket, but due to this he was not able to do anything.

Earlier expressed apprehension of diabetes…but

All these problems forced Jonathan to go to the doctor. When Jonathan went to the doctor, he first expressed the possibility of having diabetes. But when the test was done, his diabetes test came absolutely negative, after which Jonathan went back to his home. However, one day when he came to the hospital for a regular eye checkup, the doctor noticed a lump in his eye. When the eyes were examined, a shocking thing came to light. The doctor told that Jonathan had a brain tumor near the pituitary gland.  

Prolonged treatment

Actually there is a small part of the size of a pea in the brain, which helps in controlling the thirst. However, due to brain tumor, its system and functioning were getting affected in Jonathan. This was the reason that Jonathan was drinking excessive water. Plummer told that after this problem was detected, he got radiotherapy done 30 times. The treatment of the disease took a long time. After getting every necessary treatment done, now he has got rid of this problem. He has now started living his life as before. The problems which used to occur due to drinking more water, they have now got rid of those problems.

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