Ive really been craving ice for awhile? is that weird?!

Question: Ive really been craving ice for awhile!? is that weird!?
this last week or so, ive had an intense craving for ice, and been eating it a lot!.!.!. ive heard that thats not quite normal!. whats up with that!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

You are not crazy or retarded!. You have a problem and need to see a doctor!.

Pica is defined as an appetite for substances not fit for food, such as clay or paper products!.

Pagophagia is specifically pica for ice, and studies show this to be a specific indicator for iron deficiency anemia!. The latter study studied 55 patients with iron-deficiency anemia!. Thirty two (58%) had pica, and in 28 (88%) it manifested as pagophagia!.

A blood count and iron studies were performed!. Hemoglobin was slightly low, serum iron 35 (low), iron binding capacity 490 (high), ferritin 6 (low)!.

In patients without a concurrent inflammatory state, a ferritin level of less than 10 to 15 ng/dL is diagnostic of iron deficiency with a specificity of 99%!. Thus, the findings are consistent with iron deficiency anemia!. Please go to the source and read more!. This could be very serious!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

sometimes people crave weird things, but it could be a sign of dehydration!. also an incurable thirst and an above average need to drink large amounts of water may also be a sign of diabetes!. You get thirsty when your blood gets too thick, if eating ice doesn't cure the erge for it it may be caused by larger than normal levels of sugar in your blood causing it to thicken and give you a thirst that water cannot cure!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

yes, I crave ice a lot too, and I eat a lot of it!. it is called "iron deficiency" it has something to do with not having that much iron in your blood so there fore you crave ice!. it's either that or just a normal craving!. for me, idk because I never talked to my doctor about it!. as for you, I think you should talk to a doctor about it, and so should I!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I have had that happen to me before, I'd just eat cups ice at a time; and absolutely loved it!.
I'm not quite sure what it means, possibly just feeling dehydrated, but then again everyone craves weird things, there is nothing wrong with craving ice, or even just a taste for water, in a different form!.

ice eaters unite!. :DWww@FoodAQ@Com

Quite normal! You love ice, and instead of craving for a glass of water, you prefer ice! I can't live without ice either!. Winter or summer, have to add to all my beverages!. It's nothing to worry about, just eat it when your in the mood, and the craving will pass!Www@FoodAQ@Com

There's nothing unnormal about craving something you enjoy!. Hence why people have hobbies!. They're not in it for the money, they just enjoy it!. Though your craving is probably more of a temporary phase!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Sometimes people just get cravings for things and you can't explain it!.
Nothing is wrong with you, and it's not the end of the world :D

Although, maybe you're pregnant :P

Anyway! Ice is yum, keep eating it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

yes, i had that addiction a long time ago !. i kept at it for 3 months til one of my tooth somehow started moving whenever i moved it with my finger !.


Dehydrated possibly!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It could be pica - check with a doctor if it doesn't go away!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You are retarded lolWww@FoodAQ@Com

yeah your retardedWww@FoodAQ@Com

just plain weirdWww@FoodAQ@Com

its not healthy!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

my father used to do that until it messed his teeth up and gave him severe stomach crampsWww@FoodAQ@Com

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