nocturia


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nocturia

(nɒktˈjʊərɪə)
n
(Pathology) abnormally excessive urination during the night

nocturia

Excessive urination during the night.
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Noun1.nocturia - excessive urination at night; especially common in older men
micturition, urination - the discharge of urine
Translations
nycturie

noc·tu·ri·a

n. nocturia, nicturia, frecuencia aumentada de emisión de orina esp. durante la noche.
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Treatment of sleep apnea has been shown in several studies to improve the nocturia that occurs in patients with sleep apnea.
Night-time urination, or nocturia, affects many people, especially after the age of 50 - and leads to fatigue, irritability and a generally lowered quality of life.
Nocturia, which was present in 19% cases (n = 356), is an important and common presenting complaint.
NEW ORLEANS -- Uncontrolled systolic hypertension is a strong independent determinant of nocturia in middle-aged African American men, O'Neil Mason, MD, reported at the American Heart Association scientific sessions.
OSAS patients are characterized by a derangement in autonomic cardiovascular regulation.[sup][3] Sleep apnea patients often have nocturia, possibly because of increased plasma and urine levels of atrial natriuretic peptide, decreased antidiuretic hormone, and no normal decrease in nocturnal urinary output leading to increased natriuresis and diuresis.[sup][4] An increase in intra-abdominal pressure caused by intense inspiratory efforts against a closed upper airway has been implicated in the pathogenesis of enuresis.[sup][5]
BPH is characterized by lower urinary tract symptoms such as increased frequency, increased urgency, a feeling of incomplete bladder emptying, and nocturia (excessive urination at night).
[USPRwire, Tue Mar 24 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Nocturia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Nocturia's therapeutic pipeline.
-- The majority of a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted against approval of an orally disintegrating sublingual tablet formulation of desmopressin as a treatment for nocturia, citing uncertainties about the clinical benefits in the pivotal trials and concerns about the risk of hyponatremia.
There are many factors affecting sleep quality in older adults, including respiratory problems during sleep, restless leg syndrome, nocturia, pain, osteoarthritis, heart failure, incontinence, prostate hypertrophy, menopause-related problems, pruritus, allergies, Alzheimer's, depression, dementia, social isolation, loneliness, being bedridden, experiences of loss, drug use, and living in nursing homes.
The prevalence of nocturia in older men is about 78%.
We developed a visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) that uses pictograms to assess the force of the urinary stream, daytime urinary frequency, nocturia and QoL.
Clues that your snoring is more than just a nuisance include falling asleep during normal daytime activities, a frequent need to urinate at night (nocturia), or morning headaches.