By: Terry Graedon September 26, 2016 13 Comments
    Will Raisins at Bedtime Reduce Bathroom Visits?

    Anyone who has to get up many times during the night to urinate knows these interruptions can disrupt sleep. So when readers started reporting that eating a few raisins before bed could reduce bathr…

    By: Joe Graedon August 22, 2016 6 Comments
    Is Prostate Drug – Tamsulosin – Safe…

    Q. My family doctor has prescribed tamsulosin for frequent urination at night. I am a 75-year-old woman, and after reading about the side effects of this drug, I am concerned. I can live with the freq…

    By: Joe Graedon June 9, 2016 11 Comments
    Side Effects, Interactions and Problems with Pro…

    A lot of men who never contemplated problems peeing are now taking drugs to help them urinate: tamsulosin (Flomax, Jalyn), alfuzosin (Uroxatral), silodosin (Rapaflo), doxazosin (Cardura) and terazosin…

    By: Joe Graedon January 4, 2016 20 Comments
    Raisin Remedy Helps Reduce Midnight Bathroom Vis…

    One of the most common complaints we hear from readers is that they have to get up a few times at night to pee. That wakes them out of a sound sleep and sometimes they have a hard time going back to …

    By: Joe Graedon October 26, 2015 37 Comments
    Reduce Nighttime Urination (Nocturia) With a Han…

    Do you have to get up a couple of times a night to pee? If so, you are not alone. Tens of millions of people find that nighttime urination is a challenge. For one thing, it wakes you up and makes it h…

    By: Joe Graedon April 16, 2015 6 Comments
    Cutting Caffeine Reduces Nighttime Bathroom Runs

    Q. You have written about how people can reduce the number of trips they make to urinate during the night. I think they might want to get caffeine products out of the diet because caffeine stimulates…

    By: Joe Graedon January 7, 2013 44 Comments
    Solving Nighttime Urinary Problems

    Q. I hate having to get up three or four times a night to urinate. Around 3 or 4 in the morning I have trouble getting back to sleep. I have discovered that when I take ibuprofen for post-exercise sor…