What is Nocturia? - Definition, Causes & Treatment


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Frequent awakening to urinate in the middle of the night is called ___.

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1. The body's overproduction of urine (in general) is called ___.

2. Which is NOT a cause of nocturnal polyuria?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of nocturia. If you would like to pass the quiz, you should comprehend natural ways to treat nocturia and the result of producing more urine at night than the bladder can hold.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following in these assessments:

  • Identifying what type of treatment is not a natural way to relieve nocturia
  • The term that is used to mean overproduction of urine
  • The given name for producing more urine at night over the bladder's capacity
  • Causes of nocturnal polyuria
  • Condition that causes people to wake up at night to urinate multiple times

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on nocturia
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the causes of nocturnal polyuria
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding a condition that causes people to wake up at night to urinate

Additional Learning

To reinforce your understanding of nocturia, check the related lesson titled What is Nocturia? - Definition, Causes & Treatment. The lesson will cover these objectives:

  • Identify what nocturia is and what normal people without nocturia are capable of doing
  • Discover the different types of nocturia
  • Review the various causes of nocturia
  • Learn about how nocturia is diagnosed and treated