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Getting less sleep could lead to dehydration

Posted: 9:25 AM, Nov 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-07 14:25:48Z

Sleeping six hours a night instead of eight may increase your chance of waking up dehydrated, according to a Penn State University study.
    
Researchers say a hormone called vasopressin that controls hydration may be interrupted in the bodies of short sleepers.
    
More than 20,000 adults were asked about their sleeping habits as part of the study. 

Researchers also examined the volunteer's urine samples to measure hydration levels.