Urinary Incontinence Prevention

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Prevention

Incontinence is really a symptom of another condition. There are several ways to prevent incontinence:

  • If advised by your doctor, do Kegel exercises.
  • Reduce your intake of substances that lead to incontinence (eg, caffeine, alcohol, and certain drugs).
  • Lose weight.
  • Eat a healthy diet to avoid constipation.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2015 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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