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A Case Study of Nocturnal Enuresis in Two Children by Focusing Sleep-wake Transition
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A Case Study of Nocturnal Enuresis in Two Children by Focusing Sleep-wake Transition
Jeon, Bo Ram; Min, Sang Yoen; Kim, Jang Hyun;
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Objectives The purpose of this study is to report the case of nocturnal enuresis in two children treated by using hypothesis that awareness during sleep may improves symptoms. Methods Enuresis children usually are not even aware of nocturnal urea due to excessive sleep. During the sleep cycle, enuresis children do not tend to have sleep-wake transition period compared to normal children. Ephedrine, the main ingredient of Ephedra sinica (麻黃), has a wakening effect. Two pediatric patients, who were suffering from nocturnal enuresis, were administered by Tosatang-gamibang (菟絲湯加味方) added Ephedra sinica (麻黃) or Boatang-gamibang (補兒湯加味方) added Ephedra sinica (麻黃) while correcting unhealthy voiding habit. Results As a result of the treatment, two pediatric patients were recovered without relapse. Conclusions In this report, we have proven that Tosatang-gamibang (菟絲湯加味方) added Ephedra sinica (麻黃) or Boatang-gamibang (補兒湯加味方) added Ephedra sinica (麻黃) and correcting voiding habit can considerably be effective in recovering nocturnal enuresis.
Nocturnal enuresis;Awareness;Ephedra sinica (麻黃);Tosatang-gamibang;Boatang-gamibang (補兒湯加味方);
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