Nocturnal Enuresis – Treatment with Acupuncture

Ristova, Marija and Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2018) Nocturnal Enuresis – Treatment with Acupuncture. In: Прв конгрес на студенти по општа медицина, 09-10 May 2018, Stip, Macedonia.

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• Nocturnal enuresis or bedwetting is
defined as emptying the bladder
during sleep in children with a
frequency of at least 2 times a week
at the age of at least 5 years in the
absence of congenital or acquired
defects of the central nervous system.
• Three commonly proposed
mechanisms for nocturnal enuresis
are: excessive urine production at
night, bladder hyperactivity and
inability of the child to wake in
response to the bladder sensations.
•With acupuncture stimulation, the
levels of enkephalins and
endogenous opioids are increased in
the plasma and in the central nervous

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2018 11:35
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018 11:35

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