Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better

-- Getting children to go to sleep and stay asleep may be a true challenge for parents. The National Sleep Foundation says these factors may prevent kids from getting a good night's rest: Bed-wetting, which may affect kids until age 5, and...
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This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial of children who underwent adenotonsillectomy for nonsevere obstructive sleep apnea evaluates the prevalence of nocturnal enuresis after the operation.
Source: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
This study conducted on 180 patients with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis. Their age was ranged from 6 to 18 years, and they were still having nocturnal enuresis episodes. We record two main points: first, if the child is a regular sleeper or not. The second point if the child is a regular bed wetter or not. This work fully compliant with the STROCCS criteria (Agha et al., 2019).RESULT: A total of 180 children were included (Male 122, 67.8%, Female 58, 32.2%). The mean age was 8.9 (±2.4). This study showed that children aged 7-10 years are significantly more inclined to be reported as specific time bed-wetter's, ...
Source: Annals of Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 May 2021Source: Brazilian Journal of OtorhinolaryngologyAuthor(s): Fábio Luiz Banhara, Inge Elly Kiemle Trindade, Ivy Kiemle Trindade-Suedam, Marilyse de Bragança Lopes Fernandes, Sergio Henrique Kiemle Trindade
Source: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate the prevalence, risk factors, and effects of primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE) on physical and mental health in young adults in mainland China.METHODS: An anonymous questionnaire was used to collect information including the sociodemographic characteristics, history of PNE, family history, daytime voiding symptoms, Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) scores, Self-Esteem Scale (SES), and Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS). A total of 22,500 university students from 23 provinces and 368 cities in mainland China were included.RESULTS: In total, 21,082 questionnaires were collected, and 20,345 ...
Source: International Neurourology Journal - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
This study aims to identify the characteristic sleep disturbances that affect behavioral problems in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), providing a potential direction for sleep and behavioral intervention in ASD.Methods: The data of 513 children with ASD and 246 typically developing (TD) children aged between 2 and 5 years old were collected. The behavior performance of preschool children was assessed using the Child Behavior Checklist for 1.5–5.0 years old. The Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (CSHQ) was used to measure the sleep status of the children, and the Social Responsiveness Scale was used t...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsDesmopressin ODTs (25 and 50  μg) demonstrated long‐term efficacy, improved QoL, and were well tolerated in Japanese male and female patients with nocturia treated for up to 1 year. Clinically meaningful improvements in patients’ QoL, assessed by N‐QoL, sleep quality, and bother, occur later than objective symptom im provements, such as voids.
Source: LUTS: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Primary Nocturnal Enuresis (PNE), obesity, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are suggested to share a complex interaction whereby risk for PNE is increased when obesity and airway obstruction are present. We aimed to evaluate whether surgical or medical management of OSA in the treatment of patients with PNE and improves PNE outcomes.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: This review will provide evidence of whether Pediatric Tuina (massage) is an effective and safe intervention for primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children. Trail registration number: This protocol of systematic review has been registered on PROSPERO website (No. CRD42020165107).
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
Abstract PURPOSE: The goal of this study was to determine if the US adult population with nocturia (waking from sleep at night to void) can easily take medications (desmopressin acetate) approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for nocturia. The study examined: (1) the prevalence of comorbid conditions, laboratory abnormalities, and concomitant medications that increase risk of desmopressin use; and (2) whether these factors are associated with age or nocturia frequency. METHODS: Using a cross-sectional analysis of four US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) waves (2005-2012), a t...
Source: Clinical Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Clin Ther Source Type: research
ConclusionThe choice of treatment should include psychological/behavioural interventions in all cases to improve the therapeutic outcome. All primary care Pediatricians should be aware of the all aspects of NE to choose the best way to treat every patient.
Source: Italian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
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