diuretic hormone

diuretic hormone

[‚dī·yu̇′red·ik ′hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
A neurohormone that promotes water loss in insects by increasing the volume of fluid secreted into the Malpighian tubules.
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But theoretical disadvantages include hyponatremia and fluid overload; this could occur because patients with lower respiratory tract infections have been shown to have increased diuretic hormone secretion, reported Dr.
In PPD there is a disturbance in thirst control not caused by impairment in production or release of ADH (Anti Diuretic Hormone).
For best hydration, spend 60 seconds sipping a glass or two of water about 30 minutes before your workout (gulping water floods the body and switches on diuretic hormones) and then sip throughout your exercise to keep things fluid.