How to stop bed wetting…
Bed wetting or Enuresis is not a physical or psychological problem, as many believe… Bed wetting is the symptom. The cause of bed wetting (also known as nocturnal enuresis) is a very deep, sleep disorder, usually inherited. Bed wetters don’t cycle through the necessary and healthy stages of sleep. Instead they get stuck in the deepest stage and cannot wake up. How many times have you taken your bed wetter to the bathroom at night and they don’t remember it in the morning? If you haven’t asked in the morning…try it!! It is oxygen deprived sleep (which often causes ADD/ADHD symptoms), and it is definitely not healthy. How do we cure bed wetting? We change the sleep! We fix the cause, which will fix the bed wetting.
We have been successfully treating bed wetting, since 1995. We do not use bed wetting medications. Our treatment is drug free! This is what we suggest…Once you recognize and accept that bed wetting is caused by a sleep disorder, it will make sense that you don’t just close your eyes at night and suddenly have a physical or psychological problem. Call our office at 216-229-7777. We will explain the truth about Bed wetting (Enuresis). We will answer all of your questions (the process, the commitment, length of our enuresis treatment and the fees.) You will be armed with a lot of good information that will allow you to decide for yourselves whether you would like to make an appointment and get started.
“Having been a bed wetter myself, for 19 years, I can empathize with anyone living through a bed wetting problem. Our patients tell us that our program makes so much sense and what we describe sounds just like their bed wetter. They wish they had known about us sooner and most have tried enuresis alarms, bed wetting drugs, restricting fluids, taking them to the bathroom in the middle of the night, chiropractic help for bed wetting, hypnosis, rewards, punishment and even surgery… and how can I forget… those famous words… ”Don’t worry, they will outgrow it”!
-Shelly Morris, Director
Our staff is trained to counsel each of our bed wetting patients, individually, with treatment tailored to the needs of each patient. Our bed wetting treatment is generally offered over the telephone at 216-229-7777, or on Skype. Through the years we have found that most children do not want to be “seen” in a Bed wetting Treatment Center. If you would like to email us, our email address is: email@example.com
The Internet has given us the opportunity to reach out to Bed wetters all over the USA. The Enuresis Treatment Clinic has developed an effective and sophisticated technique of using a combination of telephone, and email. Local patients are still welcome to come to our office, though as I mentioned above, many prefer not being “seen” in a bed wetting clinic. Our experience has allowed us to treat and cure people with a bed wetting problem remotely, and still maintain our very high 95% success rate.
Why does this Enuresis Treatment succeed when other bed wetting treatments fail to cure bed wetting?
We work with your family to change this unhealthy deep-sleep pattern that underlies all bed wetting. We also increase the small bladder capacity and teach you how to strengthen and sensitize the sphincter muscle. Most bed wetters have tried many types of treatment, including drugs, changes in diet, fluid restriction, taking the bed wetter to the bathroom, psychological therapy, homeopathic therapies, and waiting and waiting and waiting some more, to “outgrow” it. We usually hear from people after the other methods have failed. Most are discouraged, frustrated and skeptical. Here’s the thing, there is not a drug available that will permanently change the deep-sleep pattern, which is what causes bed wetting. The sleep disorder is the health issue. It is a very unhealthy sleep disorder and most often, if Enuretics outgrow bed wetting, the sleep disorder remains, and there is no way of changing it. All of the drugs are temporary fixes that may affect the symptoms, for a while, but do nothing to cure the sleep problem. Bladder capacity and sphincter muscle control can only be achieved with proper exercise while working to change the sleep disorder. Note: Exercise alone, will not work. We need to change the sleep so that the night time is working with the bed wetter, not against them. Thus, we coordinate the exercise with reconditioning the bed wetter’s sleep pattern.
What causes bed wetting? Bed wetting is a problem which affects nearly 20 million people in the US and millions more throughout the world? (A little more detail).
99% of the time, a bed wetting problem is only the symptom of an extremely deep sleep condition. Generally, it is inherited from someone on one side or the other of your family. The urinary system is trying to send messages to the brain, but the brain cannot respond. The bladder empties, and over time, creates a couple of physical symptoms: a lack of elasticity in the bladder and a weak sphincter muscle (The sphincter muscle is the muscle that holds the urine inside the bladder). The sphincter muscle, besides locking the urine inside, has a second function which is to detect as the bladder is filling, and also to feel when the bladder is truly empty. However, because the muscle isn’t being instructed by the brain to “lock” at night, the muscle loses its sensitivity (it’s a 24 hour muscle not working at night) and most bed wetters begin having daytime problems or diurnal enuresis. This can vary with individual patients. We most often see problems such as last minute emergencies – “gotta go right now”, having to urinate often, leakage in the underwear, full wetting accidents and even bowel problems, called Encopresis.
What does NOT cause bed wetting?
Okay, Mom and Dad…stop feeling guilty. And, bed wetters, you stop feeling guilty too. You have not done anything to cause bed wetting. There are many misconceptions including emotional or psychological issues, drinking too much at night, making mistakes raising our children (I didn’t get a manual with my kids, did you?), waiting too long to potty train, potty training too soon, bed wetters being lazy and waiting until the last minute etc. Though bed wetting may cause some emotional/psychological issues, it isn’t caused by emotional or psychological issues.
What bed wetting “cures” do NOT work?
Limiting Fluid Intake …Medications… Commercial Alarms …Alarm Clocks…Getting Them Up… …Waiting To “Outgrow” Bed wetting … Punishment … Rewards … Psychological Therapy … Surgical Procedures … Acupuncture…Hypnosis … Dietary Changes And Restrictions… Homeopathic Remedies.
Does Bed wetting create self-esteem issues?
YES, of course. Most of us are very private with regard to bodily functions. Bed wetting is blatant and so embarrassing, even for young children. Bed wetting children miss out on normal childhood activities such as sleepovers, camp, church overnights, family camping trips and school trips, just to name a few. And, if they do go to these events, it creates tremendous stress for the bed wetter and his or her parents. Teenage bed wetters worry about college. Adult bed wetters often avoid long term relationships. Fear of disclosure, even by family members, not to mention peers, is a big source of self-esteem issues. Each morning, a wet bed or wet pull-up represents another failure.
Are there other symptoms that can arise from the bed wetter’s sleep disorder?
Many children have problems in school caused by unhealthy sleep. For some it starts early and for others it becomes noticeable as the school work becomes more difficult. Bed wetters spend most of their night in the very deepest stage of sleep, known as stage 4. The body receives less oxygen during stage 4 than it does during any other stages of sleep. Therefore, if the body is receiving less oxygen all night, that includes the brain. When the brain experiences lower levels of oxygen at night, symptoms like lack of focus, reading comprehension, being easily distracted, class clown syndrome, fatigue, irritability and daydreaming may ensue. The symptoms can mirror those of ADD/ADHD. You’ve got to ask yourself how you would function after a poor night’s sleep. There are two types of bed wetters who generally will not experience ADD/ADHD symptoms… perfectionists and those bed wetters who awaken easily in the morning. Once we change the sleep disorder the bed wetting goes away and most often so will the ADD/ADHD symptoms, or at the very least, they will improve. We have girls wetting the bed and boys wetting the bed, but for some reason there are three times more boys who wet the bed. There are also three times more boys who are diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. Those are medical statistics and I find it very interesting as it backs up what we often see.