A lot of folks think bed-wetting is something that only happens to kids, but it's a problem that can hit grown-ups, too. You may feel embarrassed to wake up to wet sheets, but it's not your fault Author: Stephanie Watson. According to one study, seven percent of adult patients who have sleep apnea also wet the bed at night. Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing repeatedly stops and then starts again. Some people with sleep apnea will stop breathing hundreds of times in their sleep without knowing it.
Dec 19, 2017 · At least 1 percent of adults suffer from a bed wetting problem, which is also known as nocturnal enuresis. The cause of bed wetting in adults is not always clear, but an array of medical, physical or emotional problems may contribute to this condition. Also, the Author: Sydney Hornby, M.D. Did you know that around 5,000,000 adults, or 1 in 100, have to deal with the embarrassing, hard to talk about problem of adult bedwetting? Even if you do, you might not realise that the causes of adult bedwetting are completely different to what causes a 5 year old to wet the bed.
Bed-wetting in teenagers and adults: causes. Adults who wet the bed at night often have problems in the daytime as well, such as having to rush to the lavatory (urgency). It is not really known why this occurs. It may be a mixture of reasons. If you have always suffered from bed-wetting, you may: lack the necessary muscle and nerve control. Jan 09, 2009 · The two or three times that I have actually "wet the bed" in my adult life, it's been during a period of high stress either trying to balance a toxic long-distance relationship with University or struggling with financial issues and work. Greg. 2 years ago.Reviews: 307.