I am almost 40 years old and suffer from adult nocturnal enuresis, the medical term for bedwetting. The following letter describes some of my experiences dealing with this disorder and my thoughts and feelings on the use of diapers to manage the problem. I realize this letter is long-but I feel that many of these ideas bear repeating.
About two out of every young adults wet the bed at night also called nocturnal enuresis. It can be a problem for both young men and women, with most young adults who wet the bed having done so since they were a child. While some may have had help as a child, many young people may never have had help with this problem.
Bedwetting is the loss of bladder control during the night. The medical term for bedwetting is nocturnal nighttime enuresis. Bedwetting is a standard developmental stage for some children.
About two out of every one hundred teenagers and young adults wet the bed at night. This is called nocturnal enuresis. It can be a problem for both young men and women. Most teenagers and young adults who wet the bed have done so since they were a child.
Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which staying dry at night can be expected. Nocturia is the need to get up to void frequently during the night. In order to establish the cause for nocturnal enuresis and nocturia in adults, you should consult your doctor.
Posted by Jennifer Hines. Bedwetting also known as sleep enuresis and urinary incontinence is a fairly common condition in young children and is seen as a sign of an immature, developing bladder. In fact, most doctors don't consider bedwetting in children to be a sign of a problem unless the child is older than seven years old, or the child has begun wetting the bed again after six months of maintaining overnight bladder control.
Bed-wetting is often associated with childhood. Indeed, up to one-quarter of children experience problems with nocturnal enuresis, or urinating while asleep. Most children grow out of the condition when their bladders become larger and better developed.
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