Living With LOBC
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The first step is obtaining the facts. It is important to talk with your physician about managing incontinence to determine the best plan for your particular needs.
Learn about your options, such as:
Behavioral Therapy. This involves understanding your body. Setting routines will help manage your needs with bladder retraining and scheduled toileting. You may create schedules to proactively visit the bathroom. You can begin a Bowel and Bladder Diary to reduce incontinence episodes. Kegel exercises are also recommended to strengthen pelvic floor muscles.
Diet Modification. Certain foods act as diuretics and may be removed from the diet. Eliminating one or all of the irritating foods may improve your urine control. Click here for a list of foods and beverages that are considered bladder irritants.
Medication. There are some medications prescribed for unrelated issues that can trigger incontinence. Look into medications that are bladder irritants. These medications may include sedatives, diuretics, and narcotics. Several classes of medicines affect the bladder muscle and the bladder outlet muscle. Sometimes these medicines are prescribed for conditions outside the urinary system and cause unwanted changes in bladder control. At other times, these changes are desirable and the same class of medicine is prescribed to treat incontinence. Talk with your physician about any concerns. Discuss with your physician before making any adjustment to your medication.
Surgery. All surgery must be considered carefully. Surgery comes with risks and potential complications.
Incontinence Products. Prevail® absorbent hygiene products are designed to meet the needs of those suffering with LOBC. Prevail® products can be used alone or with any of the other options above.
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