Overcoming Shy Bladder (Avoidant Paruresis)
at the Huddersfield and Manchester Hypnotherapy Clinic
There are several terms that paruresis is also known as. These
- Bashful kindeys.
- Bashful bladder
- Psychogenic urinary retention.
Shy bladder is a fairly common symptom of social
phobia. People suffering from shy bladder find it very difficult
or impossible to urinate in public places, such as public toilets.
They may, however, not have any problems peeing in the privacy
of their own homes, but if friends visit once again peeing may
become very difficult.
People who suffer from shy bladder are usually shy types of people
who fear being scrutinised over performance by other people in
public place. People who have paruresis commonly have most difficulties
in public toilets and may find that symptoms become progressively
worse with time, and as they do their options of "safe"
places to pee are narrowed further and further until being at
home alone becomes the safest and perhaps only place where they
feel comfortable to pee. This clearly can have a devastating effect
on some peoples lives, an can ultimately lead to a suffering being
unable to leave their 'safe place' for any long period of time.
Not all paruretics become house bound and others may have more
mild symptoms, where they are able to pee in public under certain
conditions. Paruresis in its mildest form may be a brief hesitation
before peeing, and in its strongest form, an acute retention of
Would you like a permanent treatment for Shy Bladder?
me at theHuddersfield Hypnotherapy Clinic or the Manchester
Hypnotherapy Clinic (UK) so that we can arrange a completely informal, no obligation, free
consultation to discuss your needs further.