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Could what I'm drinking cause me to pee so much at night?

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You may just be drinking too much or too close to bedtime. Drink less several hours before you go to sleep. Don’t have alcohol or caffeine late in the day -- and be sure to use the bathroom before you go to bed.

From: Why Do I Pee So Much at Night? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Nocturia.”

Bladder and Bowel Foundation: “Nocturia.”

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: “Urinary Tract Infections.”

National Organization for Continence: “Nocturia.”

American Society of Nephrology: Geriatric Nephrology Curriculum.

Calleja-Aqius, J. October 2015. Climacteric: the Journal of the International Menopause Society,

Osman, N. 2013. Aging Health,

American Sleep Apnea Association: “Nighttime Urination and Sleep Apnea.”

Vaugh, C. , April 2013. Journal of Urology

UpToDate: “Nocturia: Clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Nocturia.”

Bladder and Bowel Foundation: “Nocturia.”

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: “Urinary Tract Infections.”

National Organization for Continence: “Nocturia.”

American Society of Nephrology: Geriatric Nephrology Curriculum.

Calleja-Aqius, J. October 2015. Climacteric: the Journal of the International Menopause Society,

Osman, N. 2013. Aging Health,

American Sleep Apnea Association: “Nighttime Urination and Sleep Apnea.”

Vaugh, C. , April 2013. Journal of Urology

UpToDate: “Nocturia: Clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

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