Nocturia

Basic Concepts in Nocturia

Basic Concepts in Nocturia

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International Continence Society (ICS) standards offer useful guidance for nocturia management, according to the authors of a new report.

Nocturia Associated With Oxidative Stress

Nocturia Associated With Oxidative Stress

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In a study, advanced glycation end products were significantly higher in people with nocturia.

Nocturia a Possible Risk Factor for Nocturnal BP Problems

Nocturia a Possible Risk Factor for Nocturnal BP Problems

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In a study, nighttime voiding significantly correlated with smaller dips in nocturnal blood pressure.

Can Nocturia Hasten Death?

Can Nocturia Hasten Death?

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Having 3 or more voids per night was associated with 72% excess death risk.

FDA Approves Nocdurna for Nocturia Due to Nocturnal Polyuria

FDA Approves Nocdurna for Nocturia Due to Nocturnal Polyuria

Nocdurna carries a Boxed Warning for hyponatremia.

OAB, Nocturia Linked With Higher Fall Risk

OAB, Nocturia Linked With Higher Fall Risk

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Treatment appeared to reduce fall risk among older adults.

Multiple Risk Factors Linked With Nocturia

Multiple Risk Factors Linked With Nocturia

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Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.

Nocturnal Polyuria Linked to Non-Dipping Blood Pressure

Nocturnal Polyuria Linked to Non-Dipping Blood Pressure

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More than three-quarters of men with nocturnal polyuria had non-dipping blood pressure compared with less than half of men with other causes of nocturia.

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

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Over 12 weeks of treatment, the mean number of nocturia episodes decreased by 1.1 and 0.9 in men who were and were not bothered by their symptoms, a non-significant difference between groups.

Nocturia May Increase Death Risk

Nocturia May Increase Death Risk

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Men experiencing 3 or more nocturia episodes per night had a 43% increased mortality risk in adjusted analyses.

Nocturia Prevalence Varies by Occupation

Nocturia Prevalence Varies by Occupation

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Women in service-related occupations were 40% more likely to complain of nocturia than office workers with easy access to bathrooms.

Metabolic Syndrome, Smoking Up Nocturia Risk in BPH

Metabolic Syndrome, Smoking Up Nocturia Risk in BPH

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Men with metabolic syndrome or a smoking history had more than triple the risks for persistent moderate to severe nocturia after TURP.

Nocturnal Polyuria Risk Factors May Be Underreported

Nocturnal Polyuria Risk Factors May Be Underreported

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Nocturnal polyuria risk factors such as sleep apnea and pedal edema were underrepresented in the sample population compared with the general population.

Nocturia Common Among Women in the US

Nocturia Common Among Women in the US

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A study found that 28.8% of women in a national database reported getting up 2 or more times per night to urinate.

Nocturia Not Linked With Sodium Intake

Nocturia Not Linked With Sodium Intake

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No significant difference in nocturia risk found in patients with higher and lower sodium intake.

High BMI, Central Obesity Tied With UI and OAB

High BMI, Central Obesity Tied With UI and OAB

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Obese individuals and those with central obesity have 1.4- and 1.7-fold greater odds of urinary incontinence (UI), respectively, and 1.4- and 1.9-fold greater odds of urge UI.

Nocturia Evaluation, Treatment Fall Short

Nocturia Evaluation, Treatment Fall Short

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In a study, only 5% of nocturia and nocturnal polyuria were prescribed oral desmopressin.

Nocturia More Bothersome Than Daytime LUTS

Nocturia More Bothersome Than Daytime LUTS

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Clinicians tend to focus on the number of voids, but patients worry more about interrupted sleep.

Desmopressin Nasal Spray Improves Nocturia in the Elderly

Desmopressin Nasal Spray Improves Nocturia in the Elderly

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Two phase 3 placebo-controlled randomized trials show the formulation significantly prolongs the first uninterrupted sleep period and proportion of nights with 1 or fewer nocturic episodes.

Hypoxia Not Linked With Nocturia

Hypoxia Not Linked With Nocturia

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Rather intermittent oxygen desaturation was associated with a 3% greater likelihood of nocturia.

Nasal Spray for Nocturia Is Safe, Effective

Nasal Spray for Nocturia Is Safe, Effective

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More patients taking desmopressin decreased their nightly voiding episodes by half or more.

Urodynamics Influence OAB Treatment Decisions

Urodynamics Influence OAB Treatment Decisions

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Clinicians' choice of treatment highly correlated with a diagnosis based on urodynamic studies.

Nonpharmacologic Therapy Ups Sleep Quality in Women With Nocturia

Nonpharmacologic Therapy Ups Sleep Quality in Women With Nocturia

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At least half of women using tibial nerve stimulation or pelvic floor muscle training experienced fewer night awakenings, according to a new study.

Nocturia in Men Linked to Metabolic Syndrome, Smoking

Nocturia in Men Linked to Metabolic Syndrome, Smoking

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Metabolic syndrome and smoking are associated with 2.5- and 1.7-fold increased odds of moderate or severe nocturia in men with BPH/LUTS.

 Sleep Disorders in Men Associated With Nocturia

Sleep Disorders in Men Associated With Nocturia

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In a study, men with sleep disorders were 23% and 27% more likely to report nocturia and daytime LUTS than men without sleep disorders.

Poor Sleep Quality Common in Women With Urgency Incontinence

Poor Sleep Quality Common in Women With Urgency Incontinence

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At baseline, women reported an average of 3.9 urgency incontinence episodes per day and 1.3 episodes of nocturia per night.

Prostatic Artery Embolization May Reduce Nocturia in BPH

Prostatic Artery Embolization May Reduce Nocturia in BPH

Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the need to urinate.

Nocturia, Reassurance Prompt Men to Seek Medical Care

Nocturia, Reassurance Prompt Men to Seek Medical Care

Overall, men with LUTS showed remarkably poor knowledge about their symptoms.

Overactive Bladder Found to Raise Nocturia Risk

Overactive Bladder Found to Raise Nocturia Risk

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In a study, severe nocturia predicted increased mortality risk.

Nocturia Linked to Low Melatonin

Nocturia Linked to Low Melatonin

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Increasing secretion of this hormone may prevent and treat the condition.

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