Meet the man who must drink 20 litres of water a day to stay alive
20 days ago, 10:11
As if to give credence to the maxim ‘water is life’, German architect Marc Wübbenhorst has to drink at least 20 litres of water a day or risk dying from dehydration. Oddity Central reports that the 35-year-old suffers from the rare metabolic disease Diabetes Insipidus, which causes intense thirst and the frequent excretion of large amounts of diluted urine. If Wübbenhorst stops drinking water, his body starts to dry out, and he can die of thirst in a matter of hours. Constant thirst has be ...
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