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3 lifestyle changes to get your bladder under control

Urinary incontinence is a common problem and it affects millions of people worldwide. Doctors are able to recommend treatment plans and help you to identify the cause of urinary incontinence.

Changing your lifestyle, in some case can also help to control your bladder. The following steps can help to reduce accidents, and help you to live your life again.

Reduce caffeine and alcohol

Caffeine and alcohol have a diuretic effect – meaning that they may cause the need to urinate. It could be that limiting or avoiding tea, coffee, wine and chocolate for example will help your to manage your symptoms.

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Celebrities who embraced their incontinence

Incontinence is clearly a condition that can affect anyone. It can be quite debilitating and lead to anxiety issues with sufferers not wanting to go out for fear of experiencing a leak.

It can affect men and women but mostly occurs in women following child birth. It is quite a taboo subject but more and more people are talking about their problems with continence and several celebrities have talked about their specific issues.

Kate Winslet

The star, who recently appeared on The Graham Norton Show, explained how she developed stress urinary incontinence after having three children. Kate said she experiences bladder leakages when she sneezes or if she jumps on a trampoline.

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