Elderly women with incontinence may also face risk of falling

  • On January 29, 2016
A recent study suggests that elderly women who have urinary incontinence during the day are at increased risk of falls at night, if they also wet the bed. The reason may be that women who wet the bed are frailer or in poorer physical or mental health than their peers who don’t have a bedwetting […]
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World Bed Wetting Day

  • On October 15, 2015
Bedwetting, also known as nocturnal enuresis, is an uncontrollable leakage of urine while asleep beyond the age of five years. Bedwetting is a common childhood condition with approximately 5–10% of 7 year-olds regularly wetting their beds and the problem may persist into teenage and adulthood. To raise awareness of this condition, Saturday 17th October is […]
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Nocturia affects nearly a third of premenopausal women

  • On July 16, 2014
A new study, carried out in Turkey found that Nocturia affects around one-third of women of reproductive age, highlighting that the condition is not confined to elderly individuals. The study, which appears in the Korean Journal of Urology also found that nocturia was significantly associated with lower urinary tract symptoms, being present in three-quarters of […]
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