Maintaining or improving nutrition and hydration in dysphagia Linda Nazarko explains how nurses can ensure that patients with dysphagia do not become malnourished Lower urinary tract symptoms: Overactive bladder syndrome Linda Nazarko explains why nurses are best placed to help women who suffer from an overactive bladder 1 comment Demystifying constipation Childhood constipation is a common reason for parents seeking help and advice. Siba Prosad Paul and Christine Routley provide an overview of managing the condition in the community Managing patients with diabetes during fasting times Patients fast for a variety of reasons, including religion and lifestyle. David Morris considers the best advice for high-risk patients wishing to fast. 1 comment Drinking water may help those with recurrent headaches Increasing water intake may improve quality of life for some people who experience recurrent headaches. The study included 102 patients who reported at least two moderately intense headaches or at least five mildly intense headaches a month and who drank less than 2.5 l of fluid daily.