There are a lot of helpful measures that you can take in order to prevent urinary incontinence. Maintaining adequate hydration is important to controlling incontinence. If you drink approximately two liters of water everyday you can reduce the chances of having a urinary tract infection. Drinking other fluids can also be helpful as long as hydration is maintained. You should avoid drinking alcohol, soft drinks, coffee and tea as these are diuretics and can encourage incontinence.
Incontinence may accompany constipation. You can prevent constipation by taking in adequate fluids and by eating a high fiber diet. The high fiber diet helps your system to be cleansed, including your digestion. This will help prevent constipation. Regular exercise is helpful and it keeps your body in good condition.
It is important to watch your weight. Obesity can increase the pressure in your abdomen and in turn on your bladder. Keeping a normal body weight by exercising regularly and eating a well-balanced diet will reduce the chances of incontinence.
You must practice bladder training. You can do this by emptying your bladder frequently at 2-3 hour intervals. This will...