Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Physical activity might reduce a man’s chances of having to get up more than once a night to urinate, a new study suggests.

Researchers analyzed data from thousands of men in order to determine rates of nocturia (getting up two or more times a night to urinate) or severe nocturia (getting up three or more times a night).

 Compared to inactive men, those who were physically active one or more hours per week were 13 percent less likely to have nocturia and 34 percent less likely to have severe nocturia, the investigators found.

While the study found an association between exercise and reduced urinary activity at night, it doesn’t establish a direct cause-and-effect relationship.

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