Pass urine less frequently and reduce the sudden urge to pass
urine by retraining your bladder.
Follow these steps:
Keep a record for a week of how often you pass urine.
If you pass urine every hour and a half, keep to this
schedule, even if you dont have to go.
When you find youre not leaking on this schedule, add
another 15 minutes between visits.
Continue to increase the time between bathroom visits by 15
minute intervals until you are passing urine every three to four
hours without leaking.
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