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ADHD & Bedwetting [Bedwetting in Teenagers, Bedwetting Stories]

May 14, 2017 by Kinetic Kids, Inc.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Bedwetting [Enuresis, Bedwetting Stories, Bed Wetting, How to Stop Bedwetting, Bedwetting Alarms, Bedwetting in Teenagers, Bedwetting, Pediatric Physical Therapy]

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Kids who have trouble focusing, like those diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), tend to spend less time on the potty.  The less time they spend on the potty results in more accidents because they do not fully empty their bladder and bowels. 

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What's the Link Between Children With ADHD and Bedwetting?

Kids with ADHD) are "two to six times more likely to wet the bed than kids without ADHD."  In addition, compared to those without ADHD, children with ADHD are:

  • More likely to have accidents and be constipated;
  • Harder to treat for bedwetting;
  • More likely to overcome bedwetting with pelvic floor rehabilitation, bedwetting alarms/potty schedule, and use of enemas/laxatives;
  • In need of both pediatric occupational therapy to address the ADHD, in addition to the aforementioned  therapeutic interventions for favorable results; 
  • Going to take longer to see desirably outcomes; and
  • Will need their loved ones to continue being patient them.


Are You Interested In Your Child Having a Happy Bladder?

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You get information on:

  • the pelvic floor muscles,
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Help Your Child Overcome Incontinence Using These Suggestions

Reference:  Hodges, MD, S. J., & Schlosberg, S. (2012). It's no accident: Breakthrough solutions to your child's wetting, constipation, UTIs, and other potty problems. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press.

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