Sleep deprivation may cause dehydration

November 7, 2018

Sleep deprivation has a wide range of adverse effects on a person’s health.

Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and respiratory disease.

More recently, some studies have found that sleeplessness increases the risk of kidney disease and premature death. The kidneys play a vital role in hydration, and drinking more water improves kidney health.

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