Bed Wetting

Acupuncture for Nocturnal Enuresis/Bed Wetting

Nocturnal Enuresis is a disorder marked by bed wetting at night. This disorder is most commonly in children. The main cause of nocturnal enuresis is due to the lack of bladder control caused by the miscommunication between nervous system and the muscles of the bladder.

How does acupuncture work for Nocturnal Enuresis/bed wetting

The acupuncture treatment is targeted to improve the communication between the nervous system and the bladder muscles, and reduce the mistaken signals between them. Acupuncture is relatively effective in treating this condition. Besides treating the underlying cause of this disorder, acupuncture can also reduce the nervousness and emotional stress brought upon the patients by this disorder. Herbal therapy may be used in combination to better treat the bladder dysfunction.

Course of treatment

There are 10-15 acupuncture sessions in one course of treatment. Treatment frequency depends on individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.