|Is Dehydration Painful At The End Of Life?|
|Monday, 06 June 2011 12:24|
As we approach the end of our life, it is natural to eat and drink less. When we begin to actively die, some people may swallow nothing for as long as 14 days before death occurs.
People are concerned that this natural dehydration is painful. But studies of dying patients who remain mentally alert—such as those with Lou Gehrig’s Disease or some cancers—have verified that the only discomfort is a dry mouth.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 13:41|
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