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|Top 6 Causes Of Frequent Urination by Hubtain(m): 6:42pm On Mar 19, 2015|
What Is Considered A Normal Number Of Times To Urinate In A Day?
6 Common Causes Of Frequent Urination
There is no direct answer to this question simply because the frequency of urination depends on many factors such as quantity of fluids taken, kind of medications taken-diuretics for example, and medical conditions (like diabetes, pregnancy, urinary tract infections, etc.)
However, several medical experts have at some point answered the aforementioned question; their answers are closely related. Let’s see what some experts believe a normal urinary frequency is.
Dr. Elizabeth Farrell, a gynecologist at the Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health explains that the normal range (urinary frequency) is between four to six times a day, including up to two times at night (nocturia).
In an attempt to answer Brian’s question (…what is considered a normal amount of times to urinate in a day?), Dr. Jennifer Shu, a pediatrician said most adults urinate about once every two to four hours when awake, for a total of about six to eight times in 24-hour period.
According to bladder and bowel foundation, normal urinary frequency is about 6-7 times in a 24 hour period for most people, yet between 4 and 10 times a day can also be normal if that person is healthy and happy with the number of times he visits the toilet.
While other experts claim that urinating once in every four hours is the normal frequency.
Urinating more often than eight times or once every two hours a day is considered to be too frequent. Visiting the toilet (to pee) too many times a day can be really embarrassing especially when you’re at work, in a crucial business meeting, at a movie or in car embarking on a journey.
What Are The Common Causes Of Frequent Urination?
Frequent urination could be triggered by the following factors:
• Drinking Too Many Fluids: Taking more water than your body needs can trigger excessive urination. Drinking caffeine, alcohol, carbonated drinks, and citrus fruits can make a person urinate more often or too frequent.
• Urinary Tract Infection (UTI): Frequent urge to urinate can be caused by urinary tract infection. Urinary tract is responsible for the removal of liquid waste or urine from the body. It is composed of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
The kidneys filter waste from the blood, ureters transfer urine from kidney to bladder, and urethra also moves urine from the bladder for excretion. Urinary tract infection occurs when bacteria enter the urinary tract. Bacteria irritate and make the bladder to be oversensitive, thereby causing the urge to pass out urine.
• Use Of Diuretics: These are medications that contain substances that cause excessive urine to be excreted. Good examples of diuretics are anti-hypertensive drugs and other medications with side effect of excessive urination.
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|Re: Top 6 Causes Of Frequent Urination by Vision4God: 8:26pm On Mar 19, 2015|
Nice 1 @ Op
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