The relationship between water and sleep is a two-way street
You have heard me write and speak about the importance of hydration to sleep from time to time. For example the New Year’s Eve, when on an airplane, or in making your supplements more effective, but these articles have all been about how certain situations can leave us dehydrated and its effects on sleep. Now there is new research looking at how sleep deprivation itself can make use more dehydrated.
But let’s start out with a more basic fact: While sleeping, just based on the humidity in our breath, we lose about 1 liter of water each night! So, we wake up dehydrated.
Sleep Doc Tip #1: When you wake up each day, drink 12-16 oz of water first thing in the am (room temp). This helps to replace your water loss immediately.
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