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Nocturnal enuresis: how often troubled children defecation disorders?

Primary nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting primary) is developmentally contingent phenomenon, which does not endanger the physical health of the child. Bladder weakness during sleep is still able to inflict considerable damage to the developing psyche of the child. How common is a phenomenon which children are at risk?

The incidence of nocturnal enuresis

Nocturnal enuresis is defined as spontaneous leakage of urine during sleep with a child over the age of five. This is a problem plaguing many children around the world. It is estimated that in Europe and North America suffer from nocturnal enuresis about 5-16% of all children. By contrast, in Japan and Southeast Asia suffers the same problem, only 8% of teenagers.

With a bit of exaggeration, one can say that the record holder in the bedwetting is the African continent. In the north of Africa suffers from nocturnal enuresis, a third of children. Episodes of bedwetting are frequently under the age of 10 years, it is estimated that spontaneous leakage of urine during sleep affects approximately 10% of the ten individuals. Nocturnal enuresis is not uncommon even in later life. Urinary incontinence troubling about 3% of adolescents aged 15 years. About half of them have bedwetting episodes take you into adulthood.

Children at risk

According to statistics, the incidence of problems more common in restless children with impaired concentration in brain dysfunction. In this group, 10% of individuals. However, spared neither alergici where bedwetting also more common than in the general population. In the age group of four to six years, the ratio of girls to boys even, in later life, however, is dominated by the affected individuals are male. Around the fourteenth year of age because girls represent less than one-third of the affected population. Children with nocturnal enuresis often come from lower socioeconomic strata. On the other hand, it should be emphasized that bladder urine troubled children from well-off families.

Nocturnal enuresis and does not affect the future development of the child. An example can be famous enuretici George Orwell, Barbra Streissandová or James Joyce.

Family problem

Nocturnal enuresis exhibits traits inherited disease. If both parents suffered from enuresis, their child will have with almost 80% probability also problems with bladder weakness. In the event that enuresis suffered only one parent, the risk is 50%. This may be caused immaturity bladder and deep sleep. Filled bladder is unable to transmit a signal brain tissue leading to wake up and execution needs. The result is then bladder weakness to bed. The vast majority of cases, fortunately, the time is adjusted with the way the bladder matures and hence the nervous system.

Source: Night in

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