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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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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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