Defining “Frequent Urination”
Have you ever wondered how many times is normal to urinate at night? You may be surprised to learn that more than one nighttime urination trip to the bathroom isn’t normal. If you’re getting up more than once each night, you may have nocturia. Frequent urination at night might be negatively affecting your sleep. And the causes of this nighttime urination could be affecting your bladder health too!
Getting Control of Frequent Urination at Night
Frequent urination at night is a frustrating problem that roughly 1 in 3 adults over the age of 30 experience. The good news is that this problem can be easy to treat.
You may have heard about ways to prevent these nighttime trips to the bathroom like stopping drinking water around bedtime and doing Kegel exercises as prescribed by your Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist. But did you know that the culprit causing frequent urination at night could be something else, like the foods you are eating?
More on the Urinary (Renal) System
The urinary system can be complex. Another common concern around bladder health can be urinary incontinence. Many of the tips discussed in the video above also can help with identifying the type of bladder incontinence and your primary signs and symptoms.
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