nocturia


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nocturia

[nak′tür·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive urination at night.
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A 65-year-old man comes to a clinic concerned about frequent nocturia. He is getting up four times a night to urinate, and he has been urinating about every 5 hours during the day.
Association of nocturia and mortality results from the third national health and nutrition examination survey.
In a multivariate logistic regression analysis controlling for the standard risk factors for nocturia--including advancing age, an enlarged prostate, and diabetes, which was present in 16% of the men--stage 1 systolic hypertension in the range of 140-159 mm Hg was independently associated with a 1.57-fold increased likelihood of nocturia, compared with normotensive subjects.
Physical activity and benign prostatic hyperplasia-related outcomes and nocturia. Med Sci Sports Exerc.
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Nocturia
Exclusion criteria included treatable causes of nocturia, such as diabetes insipidus and cardiac failure, and medical conditions that increased risk, such as hyponatremia and psychogenic polydipsia.
Nocturia is the most common predominant symptom in the patients with LUTS (192/222=86.4%) in almost all age groups.
* A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Nocturia.
What causes nocturia? Jonathan Vapnek, MD, associate clinical professor of urology at Mount Sinai, says older adults tend to eliminate more fluid during the night, unlike younger people.
Comparison of self-report sleep measures between men and women PDSS items Men (n = 26) Women (n = 18) PDSS Sleep Quality 6.8 (2.6) 3.1 (1.4) ** PDSS Sleep Onset and Maintenance 8.2 (5.4) 5.8 (4.2) PDSS Nocturnal Restlessness 8.8 (5.2) 5.0 (2.6) * PDSS Nocturnal Psychosis 3.7 (3.0) 3.9 (4.2) PDSS Nocturia 7.4 (3.6) 6.8 (4.2) PDSS Nocturnal Motor Symptoms 9.5 (6.8) 9.0 (7.6) PDSS items Men (n = 26) Women (n = 18) PDSS Sleep Refreshment 3.6 (2.6) 3.2 (2.6) PDSS Daytime Dozing 4.6 (2.6) 3.2 (2.7) PDSS total 54.6 (20.8) 43.1 (18.4) * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01 Table II.
It was seen that nocturia was reduced in 36 (48%) of the patients, no change in 38 (50.6%) patients, and increased in 1 (1.3%) patient after starting to use the device.