Diagnosis


  1. Keep a diary of your urination behaviour including urinary frequency (how many times during the day/night) and volume (approximately how many milliters (ml) of urine output);
  2. Keep a record of your sleeping pattern, the frequency and level of daytime tiredness and the presence any signs of reduced mood, concentration, memory and decision making;
  3. Keep information regarding any medical and neurological abnormalities, relevant surgical procedures or previous urinary infections.

You can now follow this link to take a nocturia diagnostic questionnaire online and see your result immediately.

You may also consult doctors for advice. You can find a list of doctors and their contact information here.

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