Diuresis

Definition of Diuresis:

Excessive discharge of urine.

Topics Related to Diuresis

Acute, Intermittent Porphyria

...recommendation Chelation Therapy
“...There is a great diuresis of zinc and copper with a normalization of excretion of these elements with continued treatment...”

Caffeine

...as a treatment
“...The following physiological effects of caffeine may enhance athletic performance ... stimulation of diuresis (excretion of water by the kidneys)...”

Caffeine Intoxication

...the condition
“...per 12 ounces; Cocoa 4mg per cup; Chocolate, milk 3 to 6mg per ounce; Chocolate, bittersweet 25mg per ounce Signs and Symptoms: Caffeine is a stimulant that can cause the following side-effects ... diuresis (increased urination)...”

Edema (Water Retention)

...recommendation Test for Food Allergies
“...Although edema is usually not their primary complaint, many patients report a pronounced diuresis and loss of edema fluid during the first several days of the diet...”

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

...the condition
“...False-negatives can result from recent antibiotic therapy, low urinary pH (as occurs with high doses of ascorbic acid), lack of dietary nitrates, or when diuresis has created insufficient urinary nitrate levels...”