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Nocturia (Overview)

Nocturia means frequent urination at night. It can be a sign of different diseases, include prostate disease, diabetes etc.


Nocturia (Overview)

Nocturia means frequent urination at night. It can be a sign of different diseases, include prostate disease, diabetes etc.


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My mom has nocturia, what's its treatment?

My mom has nocturia, what's its treatment?

Stop caffiene: Stop fluids 3-4 hours before bed, be more active, avoid sedating medications (to avoid accidents), if has CHF will need ot wear compression hose and get feet up in the evening before bed for afew hours. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of nocturia?

How can I get rid of  nocturia?

Anticholinergic drug: Anticholinergic drugs increase the tone of the muscles around the neck of the bladder which must relax when one urinates. ...Read more

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What can be done about nocturia?

What can be done about nocturia?

Anticholinergic drug: Anticholinergic drugs increase the tone of the muscles around the neck of the bladder which must relax when one urinates. ...Read more

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What is nocturia? How do you treat it?

Urinating at night: Nocturia is a term which refers to urinating at night after you have gone to sleep. Primarily, it is the urge to urinate which awakens one from sleep. The simplest way to reduce nocturia is to limit fluid intake in the evening after dinner. Also avoid caffeine or alcohol close to bedtime. If the nocturia is very severe (getting up often) then seeing a urologist is important. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nocturia?

What is the definition or description of: nocturia?

Urination at night: Nocturia means frequent urination at night. It can be a sign of different diseases, include prostate disease, diabetes etc. ...Read more

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What is involved in the medical evaluation of nocturia?

What is involved in the medical evaluation of nocturia?

Determine Etiology: Nocturia may be a symptom of a primary sleep disorder, inappropriate ADH (vasopressin) secretion, diabetes, end stage kidney disease, bladder outlet obstruction with incomplete emptying of the bladder, a spinal cord or central nervous system disorder, bladder infection or inflammation just to name a few. A check up with your doctor and a urologist should be able to identify the problem fairly easily. ...Read more

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What are some over-the-counter meds i can take for nocturia?

What are some over-the-counter meds i can take for nocturia?

Nocturia...: Getting up to use the toilet when you want to sleep can be quite frustrating. Common causes of nighttime urination include: uncontrolled diabetes, urinary infection, drinking fluids right up until sleep, incomplete emptying of the bladder, high sodium diet, kidney insufficiency, heart failure, and much heavily advertised less common overactive bladder. No otc recs, cut back snacks/fluids or c doc. ...Read more