Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Bedwetting

What Is Bedwetting?


Bedwetting - Basics

Bedwetting is involuntary urination, usually occurring at night and in children older than 5 years. There are several causes of bedwetting including family history, infection, small bladder or emotional stress, among others.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Bedwetting.

What Patterns Are Related To Bedwetting?


Bedwetting - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of bedwetting generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of bedwetting:

Bladder Damp HeatBlood StagnationHeart Yin DeficiencyKidney Yin DeficiencyLung Qi DeficiencySpleen Qi Deficiency

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Sang Piao Xiao Wan (Mantis Egg Case Powder)

Clinical Usages

  • Frequent urination, possibly incontinent from weakness in the heart and kidney systems.  Pang Guang Shi Yue (bladder losing restraint).
  • Other kidney deficiency signs possible such as spermatorrhea, forgetfulness, fatigue, constipation...
  • Bedwetting in children when it is from deficiency - and often associated with "kidney" issues such as fear.

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      • Only use in with cases of deficiency, damp-heat or excess fire should be treated via other formulas.

        Suo Quan Wan (Shut The Sluice Pills)

        Clinical Usages

        • Frequent, clear and prolonged urination with difficulty restraining - along with other kidney deficiency signs.
        • Bedwetting in children in many cases, not necessarily just from deficiency.  

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