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Bed-Wetting

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Another common name for this condition is enuresis and is the medical term for bed-wetting when sleeping at night. This condition is more common in boys than girls. Typically, this condition runs in the family.

Notes


·  Another useful method has been behavior changes, particularly with children. There are alarms available that can be used to go off as the child starts to wet the bed, waking them up. This has proven to work over a period of time as it trains them to wake up when the need to urinate arises.

·  Magnesium citrate supplement is known to be beneficial treatment for some patients as it is readily assimilated by the body.

·  Supplements of certain nutrients, such as magnesium, vitamin B2, and pantothenic acid are just a few of these were used on children and adults with bed-wetting problems. Within a matter of days the bed-wetting problem was alleviated. Also ensure that foods that may contain allergic properties are stopped and supplements added instead. Good sources of protein would be bee pollen, brewer's yeast, and spirulina.

·  The National Kidney Foundation hotline number is 800-622-9010. More information on this subject can be obtained through them and even a list of physicians in your area that treat these conditions.

Helpful nutrients for this condition.


Free-form amino acid complex
Importance: High
Comments: Makes bladder muscle stronger. Best to get formula from vegetable source.

Calcium
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps control bladder spasms.

Magnesium
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps control bladder spasms.

Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.


Buchu
Type: Internal
Purposes: Buchu is native to South Africa and is from the Hottentot word for the plant, bookoo. This herb has been suggested as being helpful for bed-wetting.
Dosage: Herbs for bed-wetting need to be taken prior to 3:00 p.m. so they have lots of time to take effect.

Corn Silk/St. John's Wort
Type: Internal
Purposes: Either of these herbs assist in treating the nervous system in order to Corn silk is actually the soft, silky filaments on the corn husk. Used as a diuretic to eliminate excess water from the body and is sometimes used to counteract bed-wetting in the elderly, as well as children.
Dosage: Herbs for bed-wetting need to be taken prior to 3:00 p.m. so they have lots of time to take effect.

Oat Straw
Type: Internal
Purposes: Refers to the whole plant, including the leaves and the stems. This herb comes to us from China and can be used to ward off bed-wetting, along with Saint John's wort, to treat the nervous system which controls bladder control.
Dosage: Herbs for bed-wetting need to be taken prior to 3:00 p.m. so they have lots of time to take effect.

Parsley
Type: Internal
Purposes: Parsley can be used as a food which will provide fiber to each constipation which can be a cause of bed-wetting.
Dosage: Herbs for bed-wetting need to be taken prior to 3:00 p.m. so they have lots of time to take effect.

Plantain
Type: Internal
Purposes: Bedwetting can be alleviated by using the tincture Plantain. Plantain along with corn silk have been used as treatments for urinary problems.
Dosage: Herbs for bed-wetting need to be taken prior to 3:00 p.m. so they have lots of time to take effect.

Advice**


·  30 minutes before bed do not drink any liquids.

·  Check for food allergies.

·  Children whom wet the bed have low self esteem, behavioral problem and attention deficit problem. Punishment should not happened this is a situation that should be handled with love and understanding.

·  Choose foods higher in vitamin B2.

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