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Does alcohol make you dehydrated?

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In brief: Yes, a lot.

It blocks release of a brain hormone that regulates water loss.

In brief: Yes, a lot.

It blocks release of a brain hormone that regulates water loss.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: It can

In large amounts, that is.
One or two drinks generally has little effects of levels of hydration, but in higher doses, especially those of binges, a period of over-hydration is then followed by the diuretic effects of alcohol with increased urination and resulting dehydration.

In brief: It can

In large amounts, that is.
One or two drinks generally has little effects of levels of hydration, but in higher doses, especially those of binges, a period of over-hydration is then followed by the diuretic effects of alcohol with increased urination and resulting dehydration.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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