Nocturia resident survival guide

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mahmoud Sakr, M.D. [2]


This section provides a short and straight to the point overview of the disease or symptom. The first sentence of the overview must contain the name of the disease.


Common Causes

  • Hormonal imbalance which may leads to:
    • Global polyuria
    • Nocturnal polyuria
  • Vesical problems which includes bladder storage disorders:
    • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
    • Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
    • Learned voiding dysfunction
    • Anxiety disorders


Urinary frequency volume chart
Reduced urinary frequency
{{{24hr Polydipsia}}}
{{{ 24HR Urine volume }}}
{{{ Nocturnal urine volume }}}
May have reduced bladder capacity
{{{ Increased fluid intake }}}
{{{ Global polyuria }}}
{{{Nocturnal polyuria }}}
Check for primary or secondary bladder disorders which include:
  • Post void residual volume
  • Urinalysis
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urodynamic studies
  • Bladder biopsies
{{{ Check for:
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Amount of fluid intake
  • Type of fluid intake
  • }}}


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