What Can I Do to Control Incontinence?

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There're many ways to control incontinence. You are supposed to consult your doctor and decide which method(s) to choose.   Here are some options available: Lifestyle changes:
  • Lose weight
  • Consume less coffee, alcohol, carbonated drinks and spicy food
  • Drink enough water (7 8-ounce glasses per day)
  • Stop smoking
Kegel exercises Using the bathroom at fixed times Medication:
  • Medicine that can prevent bladder spasms
  • Botox injections
Using a pessary (for women) Surgery Keyword: control incontinence