Unformatted text preview: water in their body due to sweat. Once plasma osmolarity drops below a certain threshold ADH is released. The hormone then causes the body to reabsorb water more efficiently. • An interesting fact about ADH is that the feeling of thirst, which is released by the hypothalamus, is not felt by a person until much after ADH secretion starts. This essentially means that the body is allowing ADH to take care of decreased water level until critical levels are hit and water must be taken into the body. This is also why it is important to start drinking water during exercise, even before you are feeling thirsty....
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