I think this is the correct forum for this, if not mods, please move it.
I've been waking up every three hours to go to the bathroom at night and I'm really tired during the day. At night I fall asleep early and then three hours later I use the bathroom. Sometimes I cannot back to sleep so I'm awake another three hours. I usually go before I hit the sack again. Then in three hours I am woken up by needing to go again. After I wake up I will go and then go one more time before I leave for work. Then I go twice before lunch. The afternoon I will go twice as well.
I had a physical and everything checked out ok. I mentioned it to the doctor and didn't think much of it (at the time I was only getting up two times). I think I've made my bladder smaller. Obviously since I'm a DL, I wet more often, though really on the weekends in the morning till noon or so. I've probably been doing this for 15+ years - now 45 years old.
So, I think I need to train myself that when I feel the need to go, I have to try to hold it another 10 minutes. One time I was out walking and felt the need and almost wet my pants. So what does happen if you try to hold it? I know it can be dangerous for the kidneys, but how can you tell?