Night-time loo trips ‘linked to salt in diet’
People who wake at night with an urge to go to the loo may need to cut back on salt in their diets, doctors from Japan are suggesting.
The problem – called nocturia – which mainly affects the over-60s, leads to disrupted sleep and can significantly affect people’s lives. In a study of more than 300 volunteers, researchers found that reduced salt intake led people to urinate less. Advice to follow a sensible diet could help improve symptoms, UK doctors said. To read the full article BBC News