No More Sleepless Nights: The Ultimate Cure for Waking Up to Pee at Night (Nocturia)

Is nocturia driving you crazy at night? Discover the underlying cause of nocturia and how to fix it.

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0:00 Introduction: What is nocturia?
0:48 Herbal remedies and the FDA
1:50 Kidney physiology
2:25 Bladder physiology
3:30 Osmotic diuresis
5:50 What causes nocturia?
6:25 How to fix insulin resistance?

In this video, we’re going to look at the causes of nocturia and the best natural solutions. Nocturia is the urge to urinate at night when you should be sleeping, and it can interfere with your ability to get a good night’s sleep.

Nocturia is usually said to be caused by a bladder infection, a kidney infection, prostate issues, or aging.

People with nocturia are not typically urinating a full bladder of urine. This means there must be an issue with the sensors in the bladder or the valve of the bladder.

If there’s too much sugar in the blood, a phenomenon known as osmotic diuresis can occur. This causes excess sugar and water to be excreted, which is why diabetics and people who are obese are at an increased risk for nocturia. If you have sleep apnea, you are also at an increased risk for nocturia.

Insulin resistance is the leading cause of obesity, diabetes, and sleep apnea, all of which lead to nocturia. Research has shown that insulin resistance itself can cause nocturia.

The best way to address nocturia is to fix insulin resistance. To do this, stop snacking at night and work towards eliminating snacking altogether. Cut down your carb intake to less than 30 grams per day and do intermittent fasting. To speed things up, try consuming one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water before meals and exercise regularly.

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 58, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis and intermittent fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals®. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope you’ll try these tips to help combat insulin resistance and get rid of nocturia. I’ll see you in the next video.

Dave McKinnon

  • @kt6332 says:

    I remember awhile back you mentioned cutting carbs and sugar could help this situation and it is so true for me plus my health keeps getting better! Thanks!

  • @bigbadwolfe7849 says:

    I eat a good handful of dried unsweetened cranberries in my salad every day. That took care of it for me. I’m 60yo and on no medications whatsoever for anything anymore. Sleep apnea and nocturia are a thing of the distant past for me. P.S. I eat clean low carb, high protein, moderate good fats and lift weights 5 days a week also. Lost over 145lbs. The key is stay consistent, don’t deviate. The only workouts I’ve ever regretted is ones I skipped and that was only a couple times in the last 1 1/2 years

  • @Ninaoutoftheblue says:

    Fascinating and such a thorough description of the problem. I have high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes T2, and sleep apnea – use a CPAP — and I was getting up several times a night to pee. I have been using mouth tape for about two weeks and now sleep through the night and wake up more refreshed. I am also taking supplements for my nervous system and reducing sugar of course. Love Dr Berg’s videos – share them often and definitely sending this one out asap.

    • @fadety4307 says:

      How do you use mouth tape? I have the same problems(hbp,T2diabetes, sleep apnea…).Thank you for sharing❤

    • @Ultra_Marathoner says:

      What you taking for nervous system

    • @markscott9622 says:

      I was on the wrong side of the border of diabetes and early prostate cancer until I ment Dr. Berg online and followed his recipe to fight sugar in my diet. After only 3 months of following his diet advice, I had a PSA of 3 and blood sugar of 5. It is rare for me to take any advil or antihistamines. I am amazed every day.

    • @martylou6194 says:

      Would like to know as well.​@@Ultra_Marathoner

    • @Ultra_Marathoner says:

      @@martylou6194 I’m taking a good few of his supplements

  • @afisanaa says:

    I love the way Dr. Berg delivers his message in a kind and calm manner.

  • @joejackson6205 says:

    For quick relief start with 0 sugar after 6pm, or 5 hours before sleep time, also, start supplementing Stinging Nettle, roor or whole freeze dried plant, and empty your bladder before you go horizontal.
    After a couple good nights sleeps, hopefully you will understand that this guy Dr Berg knows what he is talking about. So, you should then be ready to start the healthy keto plan with OMAD and intermittent fasting to get on a total body health and rejuvenation plan.

  • @number6705 says:

    Another sensible, groundbreaking approach. You are light years ahead of the “medical” crowds.

  • @fg146 says:

    I used to have to get up three times a night to go to the bathroom until I cut out all alcohol from my life. Now, I sleep like a baby all night long and it feels great! It only took my body a bit over a week to get that far after years of that issue.

  • @sunflower823 says:

    This video couldnt be more on time. My problem had gotten so bad that I would literally feel like I have to pee and that would cause to me not to fall in deep sleep. It all started from last year when id just keep on thinking and to stop myself from thinking Id go to the bathroom. That habit has caused me to not sleep at all cz my brain’s like “no not yet you might have to pee”. Minimizimg anxiety is the key cz once i Fall in deep sleep earlier i sleep well.

  • @anitahernandez1207 says:

    It’s not just an age issue, some kids are affected by waking up at night to pee or they will wet their bed. I knew of a friends granddaughter who had that problem and she had to get up with her in the middle of the night to assist her to the bathroom. The mom was a late night junk food eater and the environment was stressful. Doctors had no answers but now I believe that a child’s eating habits and eating window is also important along with that sympathetic nervous system. Maybe some type of anxiety reaction too since children are getting used to their circadian rhythm. One night, the grandma fell in the bathroom while assisting her granddaughter and she called me to take her to the emergency room. She injured her arm. So, the timing of eating and what we eat matters.

  • @deneenpeckinpah3897 says:

    Thank you for all that you do to help us stay healthy! ❤😂🎉

  • @SunraeSkatimunggr says:

    Interesting about the lack of origin and kidney/bladder issues. I have had to get up and pee at night my entire life. I have been asthmatic all my life and eventually put on a CPAP machine. I still get up to pee at least 3 times a night. I don’t mind now, because age has made my legs start cramping if I stay in one position to long, so the getting up helps that not to happen.

    • @KettleMaker says:

      You may want to take magnesium glycinate supplement before bed to help with cramp and sleep. It’s a big help for me that I learnt from listening to YouTube like Dr Berg.

  • @markscott9622 says:

    What neither a Urologist nor Oncologist could do to help me, Dr. Berg did in a few videos and changing my diet. I used to have to plan car trips around rest stops and fast food restaurants with public bathrooms along the way.

    What I find fascinating now is just how many people that I see in the supermarket flipping over packages to see what is actually inside their food.

    Dr. Berg and his common sense advice backed up by scientific research has vastly improved my health and can do the same for you too almost overnight.

  • @CarronHoopsAlot says:

    I love your channel ❤ I tried the suggestions BEFORE I saw this video, what you suggest absolutely works for me. I was getting up 4 times every night. Now I can get 8 hours uninterrupted sleep if I cut out carbs, exercise, begin my fast no later than 5pm and I wake up at 7:30 without feeling like I need to rush to the bathroom. You give great advice Dr. Berg 🤗

  • @cydneystephen2814 says:

    Yes Dr. Eric. Sometimes I notice Nocturia. Been monitoring and Notice if I eat something sweet or carbs late I’ll get up once or twice a night. It’s annoying to go to bed at 1 and wake up at 4. Diet definitely makes a difference.

  • @martinoneill3345 says:

    Im 63 and was getting up 3 to 4 times per night. Then swtiched to Keto and IF and after a week , dont get up at all and sleep soundly. Great advice as always Dr Berg.

  • @curiouscat3384 says:

    I’ve been following Dr. Berg for several years and have made great strides with all of these suggestions. Definitely stopping sugar is key. But I’ve still had (age 69) leakage sometimes when I sneeze or strain really hard to pick up something heavy. I’ve just figured out recently, that when I eat a Berg salad for dinner, I’m more likely to wake up at 3am. Now I eat my salads (full of carbs and water) at noon and I can sleep until 5am before my bladder wakes me up. So my advice is NO SUGARS and NO EATING AFTER 7pm 🙂

  • @zahidayyub290 says:

    I m a doctor, and consider Dr Berg a mentor in teaching ways of healthy living .

  • @MRTOMBO says:

    I can attest to one of those causes absolutely, and a second cause that would be consistent with a second thing you’ve mentioned.

    1) I was diagnosed with sleep apnea about 4 years ago. Leading up to that I was waking up like 4 to 6 times a night, going to the bathroom, mouth dry from being open and actually not peeing that much. Every night. My doctor finally suggested I get a sleep test. I did, I had APNEA, I got a CPAP, and holy crap. I mean straight up reversal of my sleeping condition

    I went from 4 to 6 times a night, to 0 to maybe an occasional 2. Volume of pee increased. My mouth was staying closed and not bone dry (which is actually almost painful) from being wide open trying to suck air. The doctor explained how APNEA events interfering with sleep also interferes with the nighttime rhythms of organs and urine production.

    2) I’m still morbidly obese. 110lbs overweight. I’m getting there, then falling off the wagon losing ground again. I need to fix that. So, my volume of pee varies. I’m on diuretics, so that helps, but I don’t take those every single day seven days a week. That worries me so I go off them for a few days.

    Bottom line: my weak stream or low volume output during the day varies. My guess is that the CPAP is helping me at night, but my weight is still messing with that overall.

    Thanks very much for the video.

  • @tengdayz2 says:

    I like chromium picolinate as an extra safeguard for Insulin Resistance as well. Thanks for the insight Dr Berg. I like that innovative types like you have much more of a chance of being listened to these days.

  • @user-yq9lt8jn6r says:

    Thank you Dr Berg for another amazing video. I learn a lot from you. May God protect you and your family!

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