April is Sjogren's Syndrome Awareness Month.
Auto-immune refers to a process whereby the cells that are usually directed to fighting infections are actually attacking our own cells, creating inflammation and damage to tissues, in particular the mucous membranes (moisture-producing tissues/glands).
I was watching Oprah one day and she had her trainer and chef, Bob Greene on and they were discussing being thirsty. Bob said, "If you are constantly thirsty, then you are dehydrated." I thought about that. "How could I be dehydrated? I am drinking so much water it's crazy."