A lot of folks think bed-wetting is something that only happens to kids, but it's a problem that can hit grown-ups, too. You may feel embarrassed to wake up to wet sheets, but it's not your fault Author: Stephanie Watson.
Causes and Treatments of Bedwetting in Adults. By. Heather Hanks. According to one study, seven percent of adult patients who have sleep apnea also wet the bed at night. Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing repeatedly stops and then starts again. Some people with sleep apnea will stop breathing hundreds of times in their sleep.
While bedwetting can be a symptom of an underlying disease, a large majority of children who wet the bed have no underlying disease that explains their bedwetting. Find out more from WebMD.