Friday, May 16, 2008

Home Remedy for Nocturnal Enuresis

Nocturnal Enuresis is also known as bedwetting a condition where there is an involuntary urination during sleep,. There are two types of bedwetting; primary enuresis, where the patient always woke up to a wet bed, and secondary enuresis, where bedwetting occurs every six months.

Symptoms of Nocturnal Enuresis

Most common cause is uncontrolled and unintentional urination while sleeping. Children ages 6-7 years old have trouble controlling their bladder activity at night, which results to a wet bed the next day.

Other symptoms include a feeling a burning sensation, straining, dribbling while urinating.

The patient also experiences soiling along with bedwetting.

Causes of Nocturnal Enuresis

Children may experience bedwetting due to underdeveloped nervous system, where the child fail to distinguish a full bladder and take immediate action in release uphold urine.

In some cases, the size of the bladder may be too small to hold urine at night. In rare cases, it may be due to some defects in the urinary system itself.

Other medical conditions such as urinary tract infection, constipation, diabetes, sickle-cell anemia, epilepsy, lack of anti-diuretic hormone that reduces the amount of urine produced by the kidneys, spinal cord deformities may also cause the disorder.

However, there are also instances due to gene transfer or being a deep sleeper that causes bedwetting.

Treatment / Home Remedies for Nocturnal Enuresis

Drinking 6-8 oz. of cranberry juice 1 hour before going to bed is one of the best home remedies for Nocturnal Enuresis, or eat 2 teaspoon of walnut halves and 1 teaspoon of raisins.

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