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Adult Bedwetting Could Be A Sign Of A More Serious Condition

Adult Bedwetting Could Be A Sign Of A More Serious Condition


Adult Bedwetting Could Be A Sign Of A More Serious Condition

by Patrick Miller

You may not be aware of this but a good number of otherwise healthy young adults suffer from adult bed wetting. Healthy men and women who suffer from night time bed wetting are often too ashamed to tell their doctor about this problem. Unfortunately, these adults could most likely be helped if they spoke to a medical professional. When we think of people wetting the bed we usually think about small children learning to use the bathroom or very elderly people who are unable to control themselves.

Daytime incontinence can be an issue with many people older people, adult bedwetting seems to affect people from all walks of life and ages. It is not only elderly adults who suffer from unwanted bed wetting. This medical malady also affects strong and healthy younger men and women and even teenagers who have no other health concerns.

There are two main kinds of adult bed wetting - primary nocturnal enuresis and secondary nocturnal enuresis and the symptoms and treatments are different for each type. Not all men and women have the same kinds of bed wetting symptoms. Some men and women have grown up wetting their beds all their lives, while some people later begin to suffer from a bed wetting problem after living years with no problems at all. There are man different options available for mature people who wet the bed at night.

Often men and women who suffer from primary nocturnal enuresis are genetically disposed to bed wetting. Genetics can play a big role in an adult's issues with night time bed wetting. Bed wetters throughout the years of their lives are could also have physical ailments that are causing their bed wetting. Adults who have wet the bed all their lives are said to be suffering from primary nocturnal enuresis.

Unexpected occurrences of bed wetting are usually attributed to secondary nocturnal enuresis, which is also referred to as adult onset enuresis. This type of bed wetting can sometimes be caused by anxiety, excessive alcohol consumption before sleep or a physical injury that developed later in life. This type of bed wetting is known as secondary nocturnal enuresis and it is the term used to describe adults who being having bed wetting issues later in life.

Urinating in bed can usually be the symptom of a more serious physical or psychological condition. Though it's an shameful problem for millions of people, it's important to remember that bed wetting is a symptom of something and not an actual sickness unto itself. It's estimated that millions men and women suffer from some sort of nocturnal enuresis.

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