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Does reducing salt intake improve nocturia in patients with excessive salt intake?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the link between salt intake and nocturia. This study found that reducing salt intake had beneficial effects on nocturia symptoms. Some background Nocturia is the urge to urinate at night. Reducing the amount of salt in the diet could reduce nocturia. It is unclear what effect salt reduction has on...

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Differences of nighttime and daytime bladder capacity in patients with nocturia

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the impact of bladder capacity differences on nocturnal polyuria (NP) and nocturia. This study found that severe nocturia is associated with NP and reduced bladder capacity. Some background Nocturia is the urge to urinate at night. Severe nocturia is when a person gets up more than 3 times a night....

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Is silodosin effective for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of silodosin (Rapaflo, Silodyx) for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that silodosin is safe and effective for the treatment of nocturia in these patients.  Some background People diagnosed with BPH (non-cancerous...

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Nocturia management using multiple strategies

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the management of nocturia using multiple strategies. Some background Nocturia is waking at night to urinate. It can lead to reduced sleep duration and quality. It can have a negative impact on quality of life. Nocturia can be caused by a number of factors. Increased urine production at night can also lead to...

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Desmopressin for treating nocturia in men

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of desmopressin (Noctiva; DP) in men with nocturia. They found that DP reduces the number of nighttime voids in these patients. Some background Nocturia is a condition where a patient wakes at night to urinate. It can have a negative impact on sleep and quality of life. There are a number of conditions...

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Nocturia: recommendations from the experts on diagnosis

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the criteria for diagnosing and treating nocturia. Some background Nocturia is a condition where a person wakes at night one or more times to urinate. It can have a negative impact on sleep quality and duration. As a result, it can affect the quality of life. Nocturia is a lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS)....

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Is nocturia more bothersome than daytime urinary symptoms?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the differences in quality of life for patients with nocturia compared to those with daytime urinary symptoms only. This study found that patients with nocturia had a lower quality of life than patients with daytime symptoms only. Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (non-cancerous...

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