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Questions & Answers about Nocturia
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The term “Nocturia” defines the need to wake at night from sleep to void. Nocturia is likely clinically meaningful if a patient voids two or more times nightly. It is the most distressing symptom in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia and it is the lower urinary tract symptom most strongly associated with poor quality of life.
Nocturia is a leading cause of sleep disturbance, and is associated with increased rates of depression, lower self-rated physical and mental health, congestive heart failure and increased all cause mortality. Did you know that nocturnal polyuria is an important component of nocturia?