It isn’t always caused by OAB or BPH;
another leading cause of nocturia is excessive production of urine at night.
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Excessive production of urine at night can occur as a result of decreased vasopressin levels acting on the kidneys.
Nighttime sleep disruptions can have a profound effect on patients’ daytime functioning.
In a U.S. phone survey, approximately 21% of women and 16% of men experienced nocturia (≥ 2 voids per night).
Nocturia may be associated with diabetes
and an increased risk of depression
Because OAB and BPH therapies target the bladder or prostate, they may not adequately address the underlying cause of nocturia in many patients: excessive production of urine.
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