• Question: Even if you go to the toilet before bed, why do most people still need to pee when they wake up?

    Asked by Elliarto297 to Matt, RobB on 24 Jun 2016.
    • Photo: Matt Dunn

      Matt Dunn answered on 24 Jun 2016:

      Depends how much you drink before going to bed, your body is constantly processing liquids and even if you pee before you sleep, you sleep for a long time which is enough for the body to prepare the ‘next batch’ of pee for when you wake up 😀

      This is why it’s not recommended to drink caffeine before bedtime

    • Photo: Rob Brass

      Rob Brass answered on 24 Jun 2016:

      Even though your bodily processes tend to slow down while you’re asleep, they’re still going! So your bladder is still slowly filling