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Doctor insights on: Can Stress Cause Frequent Urination

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Is the stress causing my frequent urination?

Stress/urination: Possible, if medical causes are ruled out, such as diabetes or alcohol/caffeine use. ...Read more

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What are some neurologial problems that could be causing my frequent urination other than stress and anxiety?

What are some neurologial problems that could be causing my frequent urination other than stress and anxiety?

Many causes: Many neurologic conditions can cause frequent urination, but this is more likely difficulty urinating and small volumes. More common are infections, dropped bladder in women and enlarged prostate in men. Also side effects of medication and caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to know if my frequent urination due to a small bladder or stress/anxiety?

Speak with your: Primary care physician or a urologist. They can do tests and is the physical tests are non-conclusive, anxiety may be the culprit. ...Read more

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Is frequent urination cuased by stress? Can this occur because of oncoming menstrual cycle?

Yes: Most of the time frequent urination means uti. However there might be a possibility that elevated prostaglandin around time of menses could lead to more frequency. I haven't heard of a link between stress (cortisol) and increased frequency. ...Read more

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Need help, extreme fatigue, muscle weakness, brain fog, frequent urination, sleepyness, anxiety, stress, can't move, did blood work and test came back normal. What could this be??

See a neurologist: There are many neurological illnesses that can present with the constellation of symptoms you describe. You may want to consult with a neurologist, who can do tests in addition to bloodwork. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is my frequent urination due to a small bladder or stress/anxiety?

Please seek: Urologic assessment. Would not make that assumption without ruling out possible medical causes. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Frequent Urination (Definition)

Frequent urination is a clinical finding in which a person urinates more often than normal, typically due to urinary tract infections, bladder issues, or problems with hormones ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more