Coping with Urinary Incontinence At Bedtime

Urinary incontinence at bedtime is caused by either nocturia or enuresis. Enuresis (bedwetting) occurs when a person involuntarily urinates while asleep. Nocturia occurs when a person frequently has to urinate throughout the night.

Fast Facts:

  • It is estimated that at least two percent of adults have enuresis.
  • Urinary incontinence at bedtime can be prevented.
  • It may be helpful to consult with a health care professional about urinary incontinence at bedtime.