Causes and Treatments of Nocturia - Jeannette Potts
Jeannette Potts presents the causes and treatments of nocturia. Nocturia, the most common lower urinary tract symptom is a condition in which a patient expereinces nighttime awakening to void. Nocturia affects approximately 70-75% of adults over 40 years of age. She reviews multiple symptoms causes by nocturnal polyuria including chronic fatigue, depression, hypertension, hip fractures, and mortality.
She discussed nocturnal polyuria, in which 88% of patients suffering from nocturia have: a higher production of urine overnight. This is the cause in most patients whether they have any other urological conditions.
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Jeannette M. Potts, M.D Men’s Health GU Specialist, Co-founder Vista Urology & Pelvic Pain Partners