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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AbstractIntroductionNocturnal enuresis is an infrequent uncontrolled voiding during sleep in a child aged 5  years or more without any congenital or acquired disorders of the central nervous system.ObjectiveTo compare  immediate and short-term effects of interferential currents (IFC) and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in the treatment of children with primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE) in numbers of wet nights and quality of life (QoL).Study design52 children aged 7 –14 (10.6 ± 1.9) having PNE, were assigned randomly into two groups (26 children for each group). B...
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
IntroductionDepressive and manic episodes of bipolar disorder can interact with sleep complaints, followed by a worsened psychiatric condition. The aim of this study was to examine the interaction of sleep disorders with bipolar disorder in youths during depressive and manic episodes.MethodsThe target population was children and adolescents drawn from the Children and Adolescents Affective Disorder Program. Clinical assessment for current psychiatric diagnosis was done by direct clinical interview, Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents (DSM-IV), and best-estimated clinical consensus. We applied sleep questionna...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe qualitative data derived from the focus group discussion was incredibly valuable as it enabled the research and design team to experience the perspectives of the families in terms of the challenges and conflicts of managing the condition and the limited utility of existing post-void alarms. This has improved our understanding of the social and environmental challenges that will need to be considered during the design process.
Source: Pharmaceutical Medicine - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: AOF improves enuresis by inhibiting oxidative stress and regulating the expression of the purinergic P2X3 receptor, muscarinic M3 receptor, and ß3 adrenergic receptor. PMID: 31898190 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: Sleep Breath Source Type: research
ConclusionsAOF improves enuresis by inhibiting oxidative stress and regulating the expression of the purinergic P2X3 receptor, muscarinic M3 receptor, and ß3 adrenergic receptor.
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesWe aimed to detect obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among school-age children presented with nocturnal enuresis (NE) and to identify the possible risk factors for OSA in them.MethodsSixty-six children aged  >  5–16 years presented with NE were enrolled in the study. Children with urinary tract anatomical abnormalities or infection, intellectual disabilities, genetic syndromes, psychological issues, and diabetes mellitus were excluded. They were clinically examined, scored using sleep clinical record score (SCR), and subjected for full-night polysomnogram (PSG). Children with obstr...
Source: Lung - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewNocturia, defined as waking to pass urine during the main sleep period, is among the most common and bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms. In this review, the current literature as it pertains to the etiology, evaluation, and management of nocturia is addressed.Recent FindingsOver the past decade, there has been increased interest in nocturia as a specific lower urinary tract symptom, with efforts made to improve understanding of underlying mechanisms and consequences. Several publications now classify nocturia according to underlying cause (such as nocturnal polyuria), in that what was a previo...
Source: Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewNocturia is defined as awakening due to the desire to void during a period of intended sleep. The pathophysiology of nocturia is multifactorial and management remains a challenge. Herein, we provide an overview of the management strategies for nocturia and summarize the existing evidence for treatment of nocturia across the condition ’s broad etiologic categories: nocturnal polyuria, diminished bladder capacity, and global polyuria.Recent FindingsTreatment should begin with behavioral modification. A high level of evidence supports the efficacy of desmopressin in the treatment of nocturnal po...
Source: Current Urology Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Discussion Enuresis is a multifactorial disease that can lead to a diversity of problems for the child and family. Children presenting with Enuresis require careful evaluation and treatment to avoid future psychological and behavioral problems. The panel addressed recommendations on up to date choice of diagnosis evaluation and therapies.
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo evaluate the efficacy and safety of desmopressin treatment in women with nocturia.MethodsThe PubMed, EMBASE, ISI web of knowledge, and the Cochrane Controlled Trial Register of Controlled Trials were searched from their inception date till April, 2019. The meta-analysis was performed by Revman 5.3. This review also stratified each outcome by dose (  25 μg) to explore the differences in the dose response for orally disintegrating tablet (ODT).ResultsSeven publications with seven trials were included in this review. The methodological quality of these trials was fair, and four studies had low...
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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