In a nutshell This study compared the effects of behavioral and pelvic floor muscle training (B-PFMT) at home in women with nocturia and other urinary symptoms after menopause. Researchers suggested that B-PFMT programs are a good treatment option for these patients. Some background Urinary symptoms such as nocturia (waking up at night to...Read More
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Medical conditions and medications my limit the use of desmopressin for nocturia
In a nutshell This study investigated if people with nocturia (waking up at night to urinate) can take desmopressin acetate (Noctiva) medication. Researchers suggested that desmopressin may increase the risk of side effects in older adults with other medical conditions taking many medications. Some background Nocturia means waking up at night to...Read More
Is an orally-disintegrating desmopressin tablet effective in nocturia?
In a nutshell This study investigated the benefit of an orally-disintegrating desmopressin (OD-DP; Minirin) tablet in nocturia caused by nocturnal polyuria (NP). They found that OD-DP tablets improved NP symptoms. Some background Nocturia is a condition caused by repeated waking at night to urinate. There can be several causes of nocturia....Read More
Desmopressin improves the outcomes of elderly patients with nocturnal polyuria
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....Read More
Is sleep apnea a risk factor for nocturia?
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...Read More
Nocturia increases the risk of falls and fractures
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...Read More
Salt intake is associated with nocturia in elderly men
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...Read More
A review on diet considerations for patients with nocturia
In a nutshell This study reviewed the effect of diet on nocturia (waking up at night to urinate) severity. Some background Nocturia is among the most common and bothersome urinary symptoms. It increases with age and is associated with mortality due to its effects on sleep and daytime activity. It also increases the risk of falls and...Read More
What is the most effective treatment for nocturia in women?
In a nutshell This study investigated treatment for nocturia in women. They found that desmopressin (Noctiva) and antimuscarinic (AM) drugs are effective. Some background Nocturia is a condition where there is an increased need to urinate at night. Nocturnal incontinence (NI) is the term used to describe bedwetting. Nocturia...Read More
Characterization of nocturia in patients with urinary symptoms
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...Read More
Management strategies for nocturia – a review of treatment options
In a nutshell This study reviewed the management options for nocturia. They found that treating nocturia depends on the underlying cause. Some background Nocturia is defined as waking at night to urinate. It is very common, particularly in older people. Waking up at night to urinate disrupts sleep. This can lead to other issues....Read More
Reviewing the management of nocturia and nocturnal polyuria
In a nutshell This study reviewed nocturia and its treatment. 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. Nocturnal polyuria (NP) is the overproduction of urine at night (greater...Read More