Urinary System


What is cosmetic dehydration?

Cosmetic dehydration is the practice of taking large doses of diuretics to cause temporary weight loss. It has been used by fashion models and body builders, but it is a dangerous practice because it can cause electrolyte imbalance and cardiac arrest.


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