How to Cure Bed-Wetting with Ayurveda and Home Remedies!

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Bed wetting is also termed as nocturnal enuresis or nighttime incontinence. It is the condition where there is involuntary urination during sleep. By the age of 5-7 years, children will get bladder control if the child is wetting the bed even after 7 years you need to consult your physician.

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Causes of Bed-Wetting 

  • Hereditary.
  • Children suffering from ADHD.
  • Worm infestation.
  • Chronic constipation.
  • Stress, fear and emotional disturbance.
  • Urinary tract infection.
  • Small bladder and some neurological defects.
  • Sleep apnoea.

Symptoms of Bed-Wetting

  • You may notice painful urination in your child if there is urinary tract infection.
  • Associated with hard stools.
  • Your child with usually good bladder control suddenly starts wetting the bed.
  • Snoring during sleep.

    Management of Bed-Wetting

    • If your child is suffering from constipation, you need to treat it with Triphala or Avipattikar churna and make few changes in diet.
    • If you suspect worms in your child, deworm with Krimighna vati or vidangasava.
    • Avoid giving more fluids after evening. Instead, give sufficient water during day time.
    • Avoid giving beverages containing caffeine/ coffee / tea.
    • Cultivate early dinner habit and avoid late night dinner.
    • Instruct your child to urinate every 2 hours during day time and avoid urgency.
    • Encourage your child to visit the toilet twice before going to bed.
    • Don’t try to punish or tease or embarrass the child, it will worsen the condition.
    • Counsel and talk well with the child to reduce stress and emotional disturbance.
    • Try using moisture alarm or manual alarm technique. Observe your child for few days at night time and note the usual time of bedwetting. Set the alarm 10-15 minutes of the noted time. When the alarm rings, wake your child to visit the toilet and to come back to sleep again.
    • Keep the bed lamp on at night times in your children room. So the child can make his way to the toilet without fear.
    • Appreciate and praise the child when he doesn’t wet the bed.
    • Few medicines like Neo, Manasamitra vati, Chandraprabha vati, Vastyamayantaka ghrita, Shilajit and Kalyanaka ghrita are very effective.
    • Decoction prepared out of Yashtimadhu, Brahmi, Ashwagandha and Jatamansi are beneficial.
    • Make sure to include tindora, cinnamon, amla, turmeric and mustard in the child’s diet regularly.
    • Give regular oil massage with Dhanvantara taila to your child’s lower abdomen.
    • Bladder, pelvic muscle strengthening exercises and certain asanas like Baddha Konasana, Pavanamuktasana, Baddha padmasana, Paschimottanasana, Chakrasana, Ardha matsyendrasana are beneficial.

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    Dr. Greeshma Nair


    Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).



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