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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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Is nocturia an unrecognized symptom of uncontrolled hypertension in black men?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated if nocturia is common in black men with uncontrolled hypertension. They found that nocturia is common in these patients. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Hypertension is very common in non-Hispanic black people. The death rate from hypertension is highest in black...

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Overactive bladder treatment for patients with nocturia: what are the clinical benefits?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated if treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) improved nocturia symptoms. They found that OAB treatment improved nocturia symptoms. Some background Nocturia is described as waking at night to urinate. Nocturia is more common in older patients. One cause of nocturia is overactive bladder (OAB). OAB is an increase...

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Bladders and New Technology

Bladders and New Technology

Posted by on Apr 14, 2019 in Blog, Nocturia, Overactive bladder, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 1 comment

Our last post discussed the connection between our kidneys and blood pressure. The kidneys release urine in a steady flow. It moves down the ureters–muscular tubules–to the bladder. How does the bladder work? What happens when you hold urine in your bladder instead of going when you need to? Here is a well done description of how the bladder...

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Managing nocturia – a review of diagnosis and treatment

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the management of nocturia. Some background Nocturia is a condition where patients wake frequently at night to urinate. If untreated, it can have a negative effect on quality of life (QOL). Nocturia can be caused by a number of factors. In some cases there is excess production of urine at night, This is called...

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Managing nocturia – a review of diagnosis and treatment

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Nocturia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the management of nocturia. Some background Nocturia is a condition where patients wake frequently at night to urinate. If untreated, it can have a negative effect on quality of life (QOL). Nocturia can be caused by a number of factors. In some cases there is excess production of urine at night, This is called...

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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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Looking at the safety and effectiveness of a new treatment in treating nocturia

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

In a nutshell This trial is looking at the safety and effectiveness of the experimental drug, called FE 201836, in treating nocturia. The main outcome to be measured in this study is the change in the number of nighttime urinations during the 12 week study period.  The details Nocturia refers to waking up at night to urinate. The main symptom...

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