Category Archives: Bladder Health

Proper Bladder Habits

Proper bladder habits can aid a great deal in controlling issues such as urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, and yeast infections.  Understanding how to keep your bladder healthy can keep you more active and self-assured as you age.  Following are guidelines to keeping and maintaining a healthy bladder.  Drink 80oz of water per day.  voiding […]

Instructions For Controlling Urinary Urge

When you experience an urge to urinate:  First            Stop and stand very still.  Sit down if you can or stand quietly.  Do not move; try to stay                           very still to maintain control.  Second        Quickly squeeze […]

Maintaining Your Bladder Control Exercise Program

Once you have gained acceptable control of your bladder problem , you must exercise regularly to maintain your muscle strength and control. This is usually between 30-80 pelvic floor exercises through the day . If you stop exercising you may regress to your prior level of control. Use your pelvic floor muscles subconsciously and habitually […]

Dietary Tips For Your Bladder

While there is no particular “diet” that can cure  bladder control there are some dietary suggestions   that we believe can be helpful to your bladder. It is important that you do not decrease your intake   of fluids without the advice of your physician.  Highly concentrated, dark yellow urine is irritating to   the bladder surface and […]

Bladder Retraining

STARTING THE PROGRAM Discuss your current toilet habits with your therapist.  A bladder diary is usually completed before retraining is started.  Keeping records along the way is also important.  Use the daily urinary log to track your progress. SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED A daily urinary log and pencil to mark the time of urinating and […]