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Bedwetting during sleep is also known by the medical term Enuresis. Bedwetting has been found to be more common in boys than it is in girls. Bedwetting is fairly common in children and even among teenagers. In fact, millions of kids and teenagers from all over the globe wet The Bed nightly. It's so common that many friends and associates also have problems with Bedwetting. Most children avoid telling anyone about their Bedwetting, because children avoid telling anyone about their Bedwetting it is easy for them to feel alone. Many children would even go so far as to think that they are the only one dealing with Enuresis.

It is helpful to consider some of the following Bedwetting Causes:

  • Difficulties waking up from sleep
  • Bedwetting Genetic factors (Bedwetting tends to run in families)
  • Abnormalities in the urethral valves in boys or in the ureter in girls or boys
  • Slower than normal development of the central nervous system
  • Abnormalities in the spinal cord
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Hormonal factors
  • Small bladder

The best advice for parents trying to deal with their child’s Bedwetting Problem is to remember that children rarely wet on purpose. In almost all cases, children feel ashamed about the Bedwetting Incident. Parents need to remember that making their child feel bad or embarrassed is counterproductive. Instead, parents need to encourage their child and show that they believe their child will soon be able to enjoy Dry Nights. Many pediatricians would advise the following helpful steps to parents with Bedwetting Children:

  • prior to bedtime limit liquids
  • prior to bedtime encourage the child to go to the bathroom
  • praise the child on dry mornings
  • avoid punishments
  • during the night waking the child to go to the bathroom

Some Bedwetting Treatment Programs encourage Bed wetters to wait a little longer to pee during the day. These Bedwetting Programs also suggest that the Bedwetter read about and imagine Staying Dry. Another common Bedwetting Treatment Device is a tiny Bedwetting Alarm. The Bedwetting Alarm is connected to a pad which is then placed inside the underwear at night. The Bedwetting Pad senses moisture after urination starts and then triggers the Bedwetting Alarm. Different Bedwetting Alarms (Bedwetting Buzzers, Bedwetting Vibrators, etc.) will buzz and or vibrate. All Bedwetting Alarms are easy to use and can wake up really deep sleepers. Examples of medications used include anti-diuretic hormone nasal spray and the anti-depressant medication imipramine.

 



 
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