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Lack of sleep may cause dehydration.

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Adults who sleep just six hours per night usually tend to be dehydrated than those that sleep longer, in line with recent research published online Nov. 5, 2018, within the journal. to sleep. The findings suggest that a few of the symptoms of insufficient sleep, similar to fatigue, fuzzy pondering and morning headaches, could also be because of dehydration.

Researchers checked out the danger of dehydration in nearly 20,000 American and Chinese adults. In each populations, those that reported sleeping six or fewer hours had a better risk of dehydration than those that slept seven to eight hours consistently. The researchers hypothesized that this finding may reflect the nocturnal rhythm of a hormone called vasopressin. During sleep, the pituitary gland within the brain uses vasopressin to signal the kidneys to retain fluid within the body as a substitute of excreting it through urine.

Normally, the pituitary gland releases more vasopressin later within the sleep cycle, so if an individual wakes up early, less of the hormone reaches the kidneys to conserve water. The best natural treatment is to get more sleep. But for those who can't try this, drink at the least one glass of water if you first get up.