A diuretic is any substance that causes and increase in urine output. Which of the following can explain why alcohol acts as a diuretic?

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    Alcohol causes the release of endorphins from the brain. The endorphins help stimulate ADH release.
    Alcohol stimulates the production of angiotensin in the blood.
    Alcohol stimulates the release of erythropoietin from the kidney.
    Alcohol causes the release of endorphins from the brain. The endorphins inhibit ADH release.

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Alcohol causes the release of endorphins from the brain. The endorphins inhibit ADH release.
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