Hmmm: Overnight Diapers can add years to your life?

I meant to copy the article, since links go stale:

Good Quality Sleep Can Add Years To People's Lives, Study Suggests (theguardian.com)

Posted by msmash on Friday February 24, 2023 @10:20AM from the closer-look dept.
It is no mystery that a good night's sleep and a lie-in can improve your day. But researchers are suggesting that, far from just being enjoyable, quality sleep may even add years to people's lives. From a report: Men who regularly sleep well could live almost five years longer than those who do not, while women could benefit by two years, research suggests. And they could also enjoy better health during their lives. Researchers found that young people who had better sleep habits were less likely to die early. But the researchers said their findings indicated quantity of sleep was not in itself enough to achieve the possible health benefits -- quality of sleep is also important. Good sleep was based on five different factors: ideal sleep duration of seven to eight hours a night; difficulty falling asleep no more than two times a week; trouble staying asleep no more than two times a week; not using any sleep medication; and feeling well rested after waking up at least five days a week. The findings suggested that about 8% of deaths from any cause could be attributed to poor sleep patterns.The researchers included data from 172,321 people with an average age of 50, 54% of whom were women, who participated in the National Health Interview Survey between 2013 and 2018. The survey looked at the health of the US population and included questions about sleep and sleep habits.
 
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In addition, there are studies that show bladder problems double the risk of falls. So it's not just more restful,but also safer to take care of overnight bladder needs in a diaper.
 
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Well that good news !! Maybe them AB Prints & Pattern helps ????
 
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well I’m screwed … I struggle to sleep even with meds because of pain, restless leg, anxiety lololol
 
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Wearing nappies at night means I don’t have to get up during the night. I wee then go back to sleep straight away. The nights I don’t wear, and get up for a wee, I lie awake afterwards. I’m sure I’m not alone. Consequently I sleep longer.
 
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ARBO said:
Wearing nappies at night means I don’t have to get up during the night. I wee then go back to sleep straight away. The nights I don’t wear, and get up for a wee, I lie awake afterwards. I’m sure I’m not alone. Consequently I sleep longer.
Exactly, I find that when I need to get up during the night for any reason that it takes me anywhere from a half hour to an hour and a half to go back to sleep.

This means that when I was in the hospital with a kidney stone earlier this month I had next to no sleep because I was taking one Flomax Capsule a day around breakfast time and I was on IV fluids to attempt to pass the stone. I had disposable underwear on but given that it was the paper and plastic kind with no SAP (and not much paper for that matter) it was only good for sweating and any mild dribbling that would occasionally occur either just before or just after using either the portable urinal or the toilet.
 
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ARBO said:
Wearing nappies at night means I don’t have to get up during the night. I wee then go back to sleep straight away. The nights I don’t wear, and get up for a wee, I lie awake afterwards. I’m sure I’m not alone. Consequently I sleep longer.
I'm exact the same. I'm urge incontinent, and in the beginning of my IC I wore only pull-up style protection, also in the nights. From bad early childhood experience I was very afraid to wet the bed and woke up to sprint to the bathroom several times the night (often not successful). After a week my lack of sleep was horrible. I decided to switch to "real" diapers which do not tend to leak so I was not afraid to wet the bed and had a chance to come into deep sleep - which worked for me. But then waking up with the urge, go to the toilet, fiddling in half sleep proper with the tapes to refasten the afterwards led to the fact that most of my pee went already into the diaper before I could release into the toilet. So why to get up and sprint to the toilet if anyway most of my pee went into the diaper?!? If the urge hits in my sleep I simply roll on my back, let it come out and be back into sleep within seconds. This I'm practicing now since about 8 months, meanwhile even not waking up completely any more but simply going in my half sleep.
This increased my quality of sleep dramatically and I see no reason to change this behavior!
 
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i’m not surprised by the article, I used diapers, 24/7, so I definitely see the benefits of them, helping me especially at night. As somebody who is blind and has sleeping issues anyways, having to get up to take a piss two or three times a night just isn’t realistic, especially if I’m hurrying to the bathroom and I accidentally stub my toe, fucking awesome. So yeah it’s just way easier to just use my diaper and fall back asleep within like five or 10 minutes or not even, sometimes I’m like half awake when I use the diaper and occasionally I actually just wet without even realizing it.
 
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KarmaBaby2 said:
well I’m screwed … I struggle to sleep even with meds because of pain, restless leg, anxiety lololol
WOW>..I'm not alone. I frequently can't sleep due to indescribable pain (even with ultra-strong oral pain meds on hand) and I'm frequently "violently jolted awake as if struck by lightning" type of pain and have been known to scream in my sleep. Thankfully I don't have restless leg syndrome all that frequently but when it happens it makes me MISERABLE.
 
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I've seen a couple news stories recently about good sleep and good health. I'm still resisting the overnight diapers, but probably not for much longer.
 
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ARBO said:
Wearing nappies at night means I don’t have to get up during the night. I wee then go back to sleep straight away. The nights I don’t wear, and get up for a wee, I lie awake afterwards. I’m sure I’m not alone. Consequently I sleep longer.
Precisely why I started wearing diapers at night. They’ve completed changed my life in terms of better rest and mental health.
 
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ARBO said:
Wearing nappies at night means I don’t have to get up during the night. I wee then go back to sleep straight away. The nights I don’t wear, and get up for a wee, I lie awake afterwards. I’m sure I’m not alone. Consequently I sleep longer.
Same here wearing diapers day or night made my life way more simple
 
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Changed from tubes and bags to diapers and life became some much easier and allowed a return to a normal life!
Clearly sleep became possible and deep sleep a reality.
 
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I read a study not long ago that goes well with this one. It compared the sleep quality of bedwetters who wore diapers to bed to the sleep quality of bedwetters who did not, and all compared to "dry" controls. The diapered bedwetters had comparable sleep quantity and quality to the "dry" controls while the non-diapered bedwetters had HORRIBLE sleep quality comparatively. Which totally makes sense to me and probably to any of you that have experienced the same thing. And the conclusions of that study said, "Our results suggest that sleep patterns of children with enuresis who do not sleep with night diapers are impaired. In contrast, the sleep patterns of children with enuresis who sleep with night diapers resemble those of healthy children... Thus, it is suggested that clinicians and healthcare providers consider recommending sleeping with night diapers for untreated children with enuresis, based on its positive impact on sleep quality." I assume this can and perhaps should extend to adults.

I couldn't agree more, but then again I may be a bit biased. :)

For those that are interested, the study can be found here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389945713002165
 
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I use lots of drugs to get my beauty sleep( I am still fugly) but have been a long time convert of my diaper being in absolute control well sleeping , it took awhile to accept dirty diapers as normal in the morning until I realized I had higher expectations of sleeping than I did awake , in reality I have the same amount of control awake as I do asleep which is none , that’s how my aide supports her family ensuring that diapers control what I can’t anytime .
 
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I take my sleep seriously. Been sleeping in diapers continuously for 30 years and wish I had started 7 years earlier as soon as I went off to college and moved away from my parents. My mom was very much against me wearing diapers as a kid and I think it did me more harm than good. I still wore them on occasion despite this, but my childhood would have been so much more comfortable and less stressed.

I wear earplugs, have a sound machine that plays night sounds, squelch all light, and wear a super thick diaper. And, in the past few years always put a pacifier in before closing my eyes. Oh, and I can’t forget my stuffy that I hold. Usually sleep very soundly.
 
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