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Melatonin's Role in Improving Elderly Women's Nocturia: A Study

Published By:

Pichai Leerasiri et al.

Published On:

May 21, 2022

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Melatonin's Role in Improving Elderly Women's Nocturia: A Study

The study revealed that melatonin significantly reduced nocturia episodes and improved sleep quality in elderly women, making it a safe and effective treatment option.

What Exactly They Discovered:

Researchers found that melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep, can effectively reduce the number of times elderly women need to wake up at night to urinate, known as nocturia. In a controlled study, women who took melatonin experienced fewer nocturia episodes and enjoyed longer periods of uninterrupted sleep compared to those who took a placebo. This improvement was noted without any significant side effects, highlighting melatonin's safety. The study emphasizes melatonin's potential as a non-invasive treatment option for nocturia in older women.

Why It Matters:

Nocturia can significantly disrupt sleep and lower the quality of life, especially in the elderly. By reducing nocturia episodes, melatonin not only helps improve sleep quality but also enhances overall well-being and health in elderly women. This research offers a promising alternative to traditional treatments, which may carry more risks, especially for the elderly population. The findings underscore the importance of exploring safe and effective treatments for common yet often overlooked conditions like nocturia.

How It Applies to Corti:

Corti's device, which monitors key health indicators like melatonin, cortisol, inflammation, and glucose in real time, could play a pivotal role in managing nocturia. By tracking melatonin levels, the device can help identify optimal dosing times for melatonin supplementation to combat nocturia effectively. Additionally, monitoring cortisol and inflammation can provide insights into other contributing factors to nocturia, allowing for a more comprehensive and personalized treatment approach.

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