How To Fix Overactive Bladder?

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Can You Exercise With Overactive Bladder?

People with overactive bladder (OAB) can exercise; however, behavioral modifications may need to occur.

 

Prior to exercise, patients need to empty their bladder completely. Relaxation exercises can be taught to patients to ensure that they maximally relax their sphincters while urinating.

 

Avoid the use of substances that may contribute to increased bladder contractility for several hours prior to exercise. This includes caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol or acidic foods. Any medications that...

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