ending bedwetting

ending bedwettingClick Image To Visit SiteNocturnal enuresis or nighttime urinary in continence, commonly called bedwetting, is one of the most common childhood complaints which occurs due to the involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually occurs; It might happen due to genetic reasons, problems in the urinary tracts, in the nervous system, sleep disturbances, or other psychological factors.

Bedwetting is in the first place considered a family problem because it negatively influences on the child and the parents and might even make these last feel frustrated as it makes the child feels ashamed in front of the others, less important and tend to stay lonely. This problem also makes this last tend to be stubborn, vandalistic and willing to take revenge.

Day and night bedwetting which needs to be diagnosed before any treatment; this type might hide a disease that needs to be discovered and cured at an early age and might be caused by an absence of urine concentration in the kidneys or due to congenital defects.

Children who have never been consistently dry at night. This case is the most known and spread and which represents three out of four complaints.

it is not to control the urination suddenly after that the child was able to control the urine for a period of not less than three months, this case represents a rate that is close to one out of five.

The child must be able to control the urination during daytime at the age of 4 years old at most, and most of the children can control it from the age of three; however, most children are unable to control urination at the age of six at night, and treatment is usually not recommended before this age. This case improves automatically with maturation.

A researched published in the scientific periodic of the American academy of pediatrics found that most children can control neither urination nor defecating until after the age of two years old. As proved it by most mothers, girls can control those operations before boys. This research has specified the average age in which children can control those operations between 24 to 30 months. 

Cases of involuntary urination differ from one child to another; however, urination often occurs when the child is punished or insulted by the parents. On the other hand, trying to understand this case, helping and encouraging the child might help in alleviating the problem.

The majority of pediatricians do not consider night urination as a problem even if it exceeds the age of 6 years old, as they think that it becomes a problem only when it causes social disquiet for the child and the family and that all children who suffered from involuntary urination have recovered without any medical intervention. They consistently stress that a bedwetting child is not a fault for situation, the psychological impacts of Bedwetting are more than the physical considerations, it’s often the child’s and family member’ reaction to Bedwetting that determines whether it is a… Read more…

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