Bowen treatments are applied alternately for several weeks.
Children under the age of seven are not treated as they are not yet psychologically
Both moves are performed
in line with the crest of the Ilium - these are fully detailed in Roy's Alternative
Malic acid irritates the
bladder, and is found in apples, and apple juice. However, if this the childs
favourite food the withdrawal of apples may be seen as a punishment for bed-wetting.
diet needs to be 80% alkali and 20% acidic. Hayes diet may help.
plenty of water, the child may be dehydrated by the concerns about bed-wetting.
apparently can be a problem, powdered sheeps milk tastes like full cream
milk, though osteoporosis needs to be considered.
fat and high fibre diet may induce malnutrition.
squeezed oranges may contain sugar and preservatives and may aggravate the symptoms
of children who have behaviour problems and eczema.
any case consult either a nutritionist or a paediatrician, do not do it your self
from food-faddy mags. A Homeopathic practitioner will help, a good one will need
a half hours consultation with you, do not try it with off the shelf remedies.
floor exercises, holding the bladder, but do not over do the latter otherwise
if this is taken to excess infections can build up in the bladder.
hovering over the toilet can cause prolapse problems later in life.
children to the toilet prior to going out can be stressful and sets a pattern,
keep it casual.
How deeply do
they sleep, do they dream about going to the toilet?
child may be put off a particular food for life if that is what is on their plate
when there is a family row.)
Hygiene , a strict winding down twenty minutes bedtime routine, beginning
five to ten minutes earlier each week until the desirous bedtime is reached. This
can consist of, no boisterous play or stimulating drinks an hour before bedtime,
a warm bath, a relaxing bedtime story and a set bedtime each night. This routine
is good for the parents, and the baby sitter.
but youll have to forgo your mad social whirl for a while, but it will be
worth it when your child is bringing up your grandchildren. You CANNOT interfere
Be supportive, refer
to it as an accident.
star chart can work wonders, a star for a dry night, a special star for a full
Observer Magazine of the 16th of September 2001, Page 41, and 5th of December
Enuresis Resource and Information Centre, Tel. 0117 960 3060.
Guardian, 9th of May 2000.
Wilson - An Alternative Therapists Handbook.
information shown is not intended as a substitute to medical advice from a GP
or other medical practitioner.