Dreaming Sleep in Man: Changes in Urine Volume and Osmolality

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Science  25 Mar 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3717, pp. 1558-1560
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3717.1558


Epochs of dreaming sleep, as measured by rapid eye movements, consistently correlated with biphasic change in urine volume and osmolality in catheterized human subjects. Marked decrease in volumne and increase in oslnolality were followed by a hypotonic diuresis.

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