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The Bedwetter - How to Help a Teen Stop Wetting the Bed
Your Teen Can Learn to Stop Wetting the Bed
"I just want it to STOP!" is the cry of every teenager still struggling with nightly bedwetting. You and your child have waited and waited and waited for the day when wetting the bed will magically end. With each passing birthday, you hope that this will be the year the bedwetting finally ends. Well read on, because this CAN be the year bedwetting becomes a distant memory.
Good news! Scientific studies have proven that a teen can learn to stop wetting the bed forever in about 12 weeks. Just think...in only twelve weeks or often less, your teen can learn to stay dry all night!
Scientists have learned that bedwetting, also called Enuresis, occurs because the child's brain does not recognize the full bladder signal while sleeping. There are other factors that may also attribute to bedwetting such as heredity or sleep apnea. However, once a child or teen learns to recognize the full bladder signal when asleep, wetting the bed is forever resolved. Use of a bedwetting alarm for approximately twelve weeks will train your teen's brain to react to the full bladder signal thus ultimately teaching the teen to stay dry all night.
Bed Wetting Alarm Therapy - How to Motivate Your Teen
A teenager who has spent the last 13 or more years of life struggling with bedwetting probably deserves a reward for stopping bedwetting by using an alarm. Talk with your teen before beginning the bed wetting alarm therapy and decide on a mutually agreeable reward. One reward suggestion many teens are thrilled to earn is a new memory foam mattress, since the old mattress is associated with bedwetting. If you have had the same mattress since your child was young, it is important for proper sleep and back support to purchase a new bed or mattress anyway. You will find most teens LOVE the idea of a memory foam mattress or mattress topper to give them the motivation to stick with the bedwetting alarm program. A written contract stating that once your teen stops wetting the bed for one month, he will receive the agreed upon reward is another good tool to motivate a teen. Tape a picture of the reward to the bathroom mirror!
Best Bedwetting Alarm for Teens
Recordable Bedwetting Alarm Great for Teens
Teens love their music! That's why the Malem Recordable Bedwetting Alarm is a great choice for use by a teen. They can record their own music to play when the alarm sounds, making the process just a bit more teen friendly.