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Alternative Treatments for Nocturnal Enurisis
Desmopressin and the bedwetting alarm are the standard treatment options for nocturnal enuresis. Research on alternative treatments has yielded varying results. Alternative treatments include, for example, the orthodontic widening of the palate, psychotherapy, hypnosis, medicinal herbs, chiropractic adjustment, transcutaneous parasacral electrical stimulation and classic or laser acupuncture.
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation of the Foot: Results of a Novel At-home, Noninvasive Treatment for Nocturnal Enuresis in Children
Matthew C. Ferroni, Rajeev Chaudhry, Bing Shen, Christopher J. Chermansky, Glenn M. Cannon, Francis X. Schneck, Michael C. Ost, Changfeng Tai, Heidi A. StephanyUrology 2016 Oct 25. pii: S0090-4295(16)30741-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology
Transcutaneous Parasacral Electrical Neural Stimulation in Children with Primary Monosymptomatic Enuresis: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Liliana Fajardo de Oliveira, Dayana Maria de Oliveira, Lidyanne Ilídia da Silva de Paula, André Avarese de Figueiredo, José de Bessa Jr., Cacilda Andrade de Sá, José Murillo Bastos NettoPURPOSE: Parasacral transcutaneous electrical neural stimulation is widely used to treat hyperactive bladder in children and adults. Its use in...
Caldwell P.H, Sureshkumar P., Wong W.C.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Jan 20;(1):CD002117. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD002117.pub2.
Efficacy of Acupuncture in Children with Nocturnal Enuresis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
By Z.-T. Lv, W. Song, J. Wu, J. Yang, T. Wang, C.-H. Wu, F. Gao, X.-C. Yuan, J.-H. Liu, and M.LiEvidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2015, 2015, Article number 320701
Orthodontic widening of the palate may provide a cure for selected children with therapy-resistant enuresis
By T. Neveus, L. Leissner, S. Rudblad, and F. Bazargani.Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics, Volume 103, Issue 11, pages 1187–1191, November 2014
By T. Huang, X. Shu, Y.S. Huang, and D.K. Cheuk.Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), Volume 12, 2011, Pages CD005230
Treatment of non-monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis by transcutaneous parasacral electrical nerve stimulation
Patrícia Lordêlo, Igor Benevides, Eric Goodwin Kerner, Alcina Teles, Maurício Lordêlo, Ubirajara Barroso Jr.
Journal of Pediatric Urology, Volume 6, Issue 5, 2010, pages 486 - 489
Effect of Laser Acupuncture for Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis on Bladder Reservoir Function and Nocturnal Urine Output
By E. Radvanska, K. Kamperis, A. Kleif, L. Kovács, and S. Rittig.The Journal of Urology, Volume 185, Issue 5, May 2011, Pages 1857–186
By M.I. Karaman, O. Koca, E.V. Küçük, M. Öztürk, M. Güneş, and C. Kaya.Journal of Urology, Volume 185, Issue 5, May 2011, Pages 1852-1856