Web site for those who suffer from bed wetting and or day time wetting as well as adult babies and diaper lovers. This site is to the best of our knowledge the most accepting, supportive and understanding place on the internet. We hope you will join our family. For children who are under the age of 6 are commonly and normally affected with bedwetting, which is also known as nocturnal enuresis. There are a lot of possible factors that can cause children to wet their beds during sleep, and some of these causative factors include stress, genetics, hormonal problems, infection in the urinary tract, problem in the spinal cord, and .
Bed-wetting that starts in adulthood (secondary enuresis) is uncommon and requires medical evaluation. Causes of adult bed-wetting may include: A blockage (obstruction) in part of the urinary tract, such as from a bladder stone or kidney stone Bladder problems, such as small capacity or overactive nerves. Causes of adult bedwetting can be both physical and psychological and may include diabetes, bladder cancer, neurological disorders, side effects of medication, prostate cancer or enlargement, urinary tract infections or urinary tract stones, and obstructive sleep apnea.
In fact, an overactive bladder muscle has been found in up to % of adult bedwetting patients. Bladder irritants, such as alcohol and caffeine, can contribute to detrusor instability. Try tracking your diet and bladder activity in a bedwetting diary to see if you notice any correlations with what you eat and drink and wetting the bed. There are cases that bedwetting can be outgrown past 6 years of age and may possibly return during adolescent years or even during adult years, known as the adult onset nocturnal enuresis. For such cases, it is most likely triggered or caused by psychological causes, although physiological causes can also possibly cause the problem.
If you start wetting the bed as an adult, see your doctor. You may hear them call your problem nocturnal enuresis, which is the medical name of the condition. Some of the reasons it may be. Bedwetting is a standard developmental stage for some children. However, it can be a symptom of underlying illness or disease in adults. About 2 percent of adults experience bedwetting, .