Sleep Centers of Middle Tennessee



Bedwetting, also known as enuresis, can occur as a primary disorder or as part of another disorder. Primary bedwetting occurs most frequently in children, and may be due to a lack of development of the brain’s “alarming” system that wakes us prior to urinating at night. This problem can be fixed using medication or various types of alarming devices. Secondary bedwetting can occur as part of a medical problem or another sleep disorder. Bedwetting can be strongly associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in both children and adults.

This symptom is associated with: