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Desmopressin improves the outcomes of elderly patients with nocturnal polyuria

Desmopressin improves the outcomes of elderly patients with nocturnal polyuria

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the short-term effectiveness and safety of desmopressin in elderly patients with nocturia (NOC; waking up at night more than one time to urinate). Researchers suggested that this drug might be a good and safe option for the treatment of these patients. Some background NOC can be caused by a variety of factors....

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Is sleep apnea a risk factor for nocturia?

Is sleep apnea a risk factor for nocturia?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the impact of age and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on urinary symptoms. Researchers suggested that OSAS might be associated with nocturia (waking up at night to urinate) in younger adults. Some background OSAS occurs when the throat muscles, such as tongue and soft palate, temporarily relax during...

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Nocturia increases the risk of falls and fractures

Nocturia increases the risk of falls and fractures

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the association between nocturia and falls and fractures. Researchers suggested that nocturia is associated with a 1.2-fold increased risk of falls and a 1.3-fold increase in fractures. Some background Nocturia consists of waking up more than one time each night to urinate. It is one of the most common urinary...

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Salt intake is associated with nocturia in elderly men

Salt intake is associated with nocturia in elderly men

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether salt intake contributes to nocturia (excessive urination at night). Researchers suggested that salt intake is associated with nocturia in elderly men. Some background Among the elderly, the occurrence of nocturia is common. In men aged 70 years or older, one or more nocturia events are present in...

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Characterization of nocturia in patients with urinary symptoms

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the frequency, types, and predictive factors for nocturia (night-time urinating). Researchers suggested that nocturia is common in patients with urinary symptoms and causes significant bother. Some background Nocturia is a common urinary symptom. It increases with age and is present in around 70% of men and women...

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A review of nocturia and its consequences

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed nocturia and its consequences. Some background Nocturia is the urge to urinate at night. Nocturia can affect sleep disturbance. This can lead to poor sleep, depression, reduced quality of life and increased risk of falls. The risk of having nocturia increases with age. At a younger age, women are more...

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Desmopressin for women with nocturia

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated desmopressin (Noctiva) as a treatment option for nocturia in women. This study found that desmopressin is safe and effective for women with nocturia. Some background Nocturia is a condition in which you wake up during the night because you have to urinate. Many women Desmopressin is a treatment...

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