In life, there is a potential connection between snoring and bed-wetting, two seemingly unrelated things.
The risks of snoring are known as dry throat, pain, poor sleep, interrupting other people’s sleep, etc., but snoring can lead to bed wetting, and can also lead to life-threatening.
Sleep hypoxia enters “half-dead” state
Ms Zhou began to urinate frequently two years ago, waking up as many as five to six times a night. In the past two years, Ms. Zhou was even more embarrassed, not only increased night urination, but also urinary incontinence, helpless, had to use a diaper.
Some time ago, Mrs. Zhou went to the hospital’s ear, nose and throat department to see a doctor because her throat was dry and itchy. When the doctor inquired about the medical history in detail, it was learned that Ms. Zhou liked to snore when she slept, accompanied by choking, and suffered from high blood pressure, so it was recommended to carry out sleep breathing monitoring.
It turned out that she suffered from a very serious sleep apnea (snoring). Her breathing was suspended more than 60 times per hour, and every time she was blue and blue, her body was severely hypoxic, and she was already suffering from severe hypoxemia. Nocturnal oxygen saturation is as low as 53% and life-threatening (95% or more in normal people).
Doctors suspect that frequent nocturnal urination and even bed-wetting are due to snoring, which leads to long-term lack of oxygen in the brain, vague consciousness, and flabby muscles all over the body, leading to urinary incontinence.
After in-patient examination, the doctor carries out ventilator treatment to Mrs. Zhou first, wear portable ventilator when sleeping every night, make sure the body is supplied with oxygen normally. And then we’ll have surgery.
After the operation, Ms. Zhou not only snoring symptoms significantly improved, blood pressure is also stable, the night of the operation will not wet the bed, the symptoms of frequent urination urgency is also improving. Ms. Zhou did not have to open her mouth to breathe when she slept, and the symptoms of dry and itchy throat disappeared.
Snoring is a disease
Sleep apnea syndrome, also known as snoring, is a serious obstacle to the health of the sleep disease, but the rate of awareness of the disease is low, the harm of more do not understand, most people think that sleep snoring is sleeping soundly or tired.
In fact, mild snoring, such as alcohol, tiredness, or inappropriate sleep posture, has little effect on the human body, but if snoring is loud during sleep, snoring and choking alternately may be pathological.
Sleep monitoring is a diagnostic criteria for snoring. If you have a serious snoring problem, consult your doctor for a sleep quality test.
A snorer is like living on a plateau
Some snorers are most common in their sleep when they are hunted with a knife (or chased by beasts and floods) and suddenly wake up out of danger, unable to move and exhausted.
In addition to such nightmares, some people will talk in their sleep, screaming, non-stop large-scale turn over, from the head of the bed to the end of the bed.
People who live on high altitude are deprived of oxygen because of the low level of oxygen in the air; however, people with snoring are unable to breathe in the face of abundant oxygen, and will also be in a state of lack of oxygen.
Snoring is a fundamental factor in many diseases
Medical experts believe that the normal snoring, is an occasional occurrence after fatigue, snoring even and consistent, wake up energetic.
And pathological snoring, it is shown as loud snoring, snoring intermittently, wake up exhausted, extremely tired, but daytime sleepiness.
When snoring, because the airway is narrow, cannot inhale enough oxygen, snoring stops when the airway completely closes, does not have the oxygen to enter at all.
When the airways are completely closed, the cerebral cortex releases electrical signals to protect itself and awakes the airways.
In this way, the brain can not get a rest at night, long-term down, will cause changes in human organs. Medical circles believe that snoring is the cause of hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular accident of the basic factors.
An uncontrollable feeling of sleepiness during the day
Snoring is characterized by an uncontrollable feeling of narcolepsy during the day.
Foreign statistics show that about 15% of traffic accidents are related to drivers’ drowsiness. In addition, snoring can directly lead to hypertension, coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular accident, serious will appear sleep sudden death, about 3000 cases of death and snoring every day in the world.
The doctor reminds, the body is obese, snore frequently at night even by snore suffocate awake, daytime lethargy, take medicine to control blood pressure is not ideal crowd, should carry on Morpheus monitor in time to diagnose whether to suffer from snoring disease.
Adult nocturnal urination is often associated with snoring
Snoring is a common cause of frequent urination. People who snore loudly should be aware that snoring is the most likely cause of snoring as long as they start snoring 5 to 6 times a night.
Why is snoring associated with urinary frequency and incontinence at night?
Snoring is often suppressed during sleep due to lack of oxygen. This kind of interrupted sleep not only leads to sleep disorder and intermittent hypoxia, but also causes damage to the urinary system and other systems.
For example, patients with snoring may experience frequent urination due to increased secretion of cardiac natriuretic hormone at night, which reduces the concentration function of distal renal tubules and collection tubes. In addition, intermittent hypoxia keeps the sphincter of the bladder in an abnormal open state for a long time. In addition, increased abdominal pressure during apnea can also lead to bed-wetting.
If you ignore the frequency of nocturnal urination caused by snoring and miss the best treatment time, it is easy to cause damage to the kidney over time, which is manifested as glomerular proteinuria or nephrotic syndrome, accelerating the aging of kidney function.
Severe sleep-related sudden death
Doctors reminded that in addition to some snoring patients will highlight the performance of nocturnal urination frequency, intermittent hypoxia will also affect the body of various humoral and neurological factors, resulting in night sleep quality decline, endocrine disorders, memory decline and other conditions.
Snoring patients with cardio-cerebrovascular disease, such as frequent apnea in sleep, easily lead to cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage and myocardial infarction due to hypoxia, resulting in sudden death at night.
Therefore, it is recommended that snoring of the elderly, should be timely to the regular hospital inspection and treatment.