All the fluids we drink affect our urinary cycles, but some fluids (such as coffee and beer) have a greater impact, since they are diuretic bladder irritants. Even fruit juices can increase the urge to urinate, as their acidic content irritates our bladders. If frequent urination at night is an issue, controlling the timing and […]
10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Urinary Incontinence
Understanding Incontinence is Your Best Defense
There are some unbelievable stories that float around concerning urinary incontinence. I like to term these stories, “Incontinence myths.” I’ll do my best to explain the difference between incontinence myths and true facts, as believing the myths can harm your ability to deal effectively with you urinary incontinence.
Are Prescription Drugs the Answer?
I’m sure most of you feel the same way as I do when you’re watching TV and one of those urinary incontinence commercials pops up from the drug manufacturers. The purpose of the commercial is to inform the viewer that urinary incontinence symptoms will cease when you take “the little colored” pill. The first things you […]