Sitting down for a wee helps with LUTS

Urinating sitting down is a simple way to improve lower urinary tract symptoms in older men with enlarged prostates, Dutch urologists say.

A meta-analysis of 11 studies found that urinary voiding in a sitting rather than standing position improved urodynamic parameters to almost the same level as drug treatments for LUTS such as alpha blockers.

Published in PLOS ONE, the systematic review found that the urodynamic parameters of maximum flow rate (Qmax), voiding time and post-void residual