What causes frequent urination at night?

Nocturia... Getting up to use the toilet when you want to sleep can be quite frustrating. Common causes of nighttime urination (nocturia) include: uncontrolled diabetes, urinary infection, drinking fluids right up until sleep, incomplete emptying of the bladder, high sodium diet, mild/mod/severe kidney insufficiency, mild/mod/severe heart failure, and much heavily advertised less common overactive bladder.

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Other than poor ADH (vasopressin) production, what causes frequent urination at night?

Many causes. Poor ADH (vasopressin) production is an extremely rare cause for frequent urination at night. One of the most common causes is fluid retention during the day. If you have varicose veins or other causes for swelling of the legs, once you lie down at night, the fluid comes out of the legs and into your bladder, making you urinate more. If you drink a lot in the evening, you will urinate more at night. Read more...

What causes thirst and frequent urination at night? Tested negative for diabetes

THIRST NOCTURIA. 1. You are drinking too much water or fluid at night? 2. Your npituitary is not making enough ADH (vasopressin). 3. Your blood K is low. 4. You have early heart failure. 5. A number of other things. I specialize in this so can get second opinion from me. Read more...

What are the causes of frequent urination at night?

Several Causes. Frequent urination at night can be something as simple as drinking too much fluid before going to bed or diuretics - such as caffeine, medications, alcohol - to illnesses like diabetes, enlarged prostate, hormonal effects, etc. Read more...