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Frequent urination means needing to urinate more often than usual. Urgent urination is a sudden, compelling urge to urinate, along with discomfort in your bladder.
A frequent need to urinate at night is called nocturia . Most people can sleep for 6 to 8 hours without having to urinate. Middle aged and older men often wake to urinate once in the early morning hours.
Urgent urination; Urinary frequency or urgency
Together, frequent and urgent urination are classic signs of a urinary tract infection .
Diabetes, pregnancy, and prostate problems are other common causes of these symptoms.
Other causes include:
Medicines such as diuretics
Overactive bladder syndrome
(infection of the prostate gland)
Stroke and other brain or nervous system diseases
Tumor or mass in th...
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I don't want to delve too much into my personal life, but since some of you have asked I thought I would mention that I did get married last weekend. It was a fabulous event - everything I ever dreamed of! Our thanks to all of you who have offered your congratulations and best wishes. And now, back to talking about everyone's favorite topic... One of the things that has really become an agent of change in the incontinence arena is the use of direct-to-consumer marketing, especially as used by the pharmaceutical companies who make and sell the drugs used to manage incontinence - specifically, incontinence relating from overactive bladder. Thanks to the advertisements in magazines and commercials, more people than ever are realizing that this is a condition they may want to discuss with their doctor to try to find a solution. Overactive bladder is a condition in which the bladder spasms uncontrollably, causing the sudden, intense, and frequent urges to urinat...
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