The urgent need to urinate frequently can really affect your quality of life.
It makes it difficult to go on trips, make it entirely through a dinner without getting up or be part of a social event.
Frequent urination affects about 33 million American adults. Approximately 25% of men and 37% of women experience it at some point in their lives.
The chances of developing frequent urination increases with age, especially when men develop enlarged prostate and women have gone past menopause.
Here are eight reasons why you might urinate more often;
This is the most common reason. It is marked by the need to urinate more than eight times a day, waking up more than once at night to urinate and abruptly losing bladder control before reaching the toilet.
This usually occur in men as early as the age of 30 and may be accompanied by a slow urinary stream and the inability to completely empty the bladder.
Elevated blood sugar increases thirst, causing you to drink water more often than usual and consequently frequent urination.
The bladder is totally controlled by the brain, so it is very common to see stroke patients with side effects manifesting through frequent urination.
This is a somewhat rare condition, that affects women, it is marked by a frequent need to urinate which is accompanied by bladder pain and a distended bladder.
Relief often come after urinating.
High fluid intake or dietary triggers.
When you drink a lot, you’re going to urinate frequently.
But your bladder also can be over stimulated by excess caffeine, citrus fruits, chocolate, artificial sweeteners, alcohol, spicy foods and other acids.
Urinary tract infection.
Symptoms include blood in the urine, passing a very small amount of urine despite a feeling of urgency to urinate, burning and pelvic pain.
This is rare, so do not panic if you find your visits to the bathroom are increasing, Dr. Jaeger said something about what you can do to ease frequent urination.
Fortunately, most instances of urinary frequency or incontinency does not really pose a health risk and depending on the cause and severity, could be treated by lifestyle changes that include;
Decreasing fluid intake, limiting your bother some food and beverage intake and giving up smoking kegel exercises and medication.
Everybody has a different his or her own list of what is bothersome to them, you should see a urologist when the symptoms are getting severe
“Dr. Jaeger say in addition that it is important to call a doctor immediately you notice blood in your urine, burning pains while urinating or you can’t completely empty your bladder.
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Originally posted on 11/08/2020 @ 7:19 AM