Urinary Incontinence, Nighttime Urination, Worse With Poor Sleep

It’s commonly accepted that suffering from urinary symptoms can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. However, a recent study confirms more recent findings that suggest that poor sleep itself can lead to lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), such as incontinence, and nighttime urination. This study prospectively followed over 1600 men and 2500  women […]

Too Many Bathroom Trips At Night? See A Sleep Doctor First

There have been numerous studies that show that a major reason why people go to the bathroom to urinate frequently are doing so not because of irritable bladders or enlarged prostates, but due to an underlying sleep-breathing problem. Here’s another study that showed that about 58% of men with nocturia had obstructive sleep apnea. When treated […]

Can Going to the Bathroom Too Often at Night Be Dangerous To Your Health

Here's a not too surprising study presented at the American Urological Association meeting: That two or more bathroom trips at night increases your chances of dying by 50% in men and 30% in women. The researchers mentioned poor sleep as a possible link, but didn't mention anything about obstructive sleep apnea. Studies have recently shown […]

Do You Have To Go A Lot? Nocturia, Urinary Incontinence, And Sleep Apnea

If you’re one of the millions of men and women who have to go the the bathroom far too often, or have embarrassing leaks of urine once in a while, here’s some important information that you should know. The New York Times (Feb. 3) reported on an article from the New England Journal of Medicine […]