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Bladder Control Problems (cont.)

Prevention

The following measures can help maintain good bladder and urinary health:

  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Avoid alcohol and caffeine.
  • Urinate regularly.
  • Avoid foods that irritate your bladder.
  • Maintain good health: Eat a healthy diet, maintain a health weight, and engage in some physical activity daily.
  • Follow up with your doctor on a regular basis.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/21/2014
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