Diuretics and Fluid Volume

Source: https://www.onemedical.com/blog/live-well/caffeine-withdrawal/ OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology A diuretic is a compound that increases urine volume. Three familiar drinks contain diuretic compounds: coffee, tea, and alcohol. The caffeine in coffee and tea works by promoting vasodilation in the nephron, which increases GFR. Alcohol increases GFR by inhibiting ADH release from the posterior pituitary, resulting in less … Continue reading Diuretics and Fluid Volume