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Bladder Control – You Can Do It

If you’ve been living with overactive bladder (OAB), you may have gotten into the habit of going to the bathroom quite often. You may feel that your life is out of control and being ruled by having a bathroom in close proximity. But with natural bladder control, you can take your life back and restore your self confidence.

In addition to taking your medicine, there are a few more things you can do that may help you gain better control over your bladder. Try the tips below to help retrain your body to:

* Wait longer between bathroom trips

* Do not rush so much when you have a strong urge. Get used to the idea that you actually can wait

* Try to increase your time between bathroom trips. If you go every hour, then try to wait for 1 hour and 15 minutes. When you can wait that long without fear of an accident for 1 or 2 weeks, try to increase the time. Try 15 minutes more at first. Then, little by little, wait longer.

* Stick to your timing as much as you can, whether or not you have to go.

* When you have a strong urge to urinate stop what you’re doing and sit down when you can. When you’re still, it’s easier to control your urge.

* Squeeze your pelvic floor muscles quickly several times. These are the muscles that help you hold urine in.

* Relax the rest of your body. Take a few deep breaths to help you. Let go of your tension.

* Wait until the urge subsides.

* Walk to the bathroom. Don’t rush.

* You can also take some herbs in a homeopathic blend. Using a mixture of soy germ and pumpkin seed extract, a special homeopathic blend can be made that will not only strengthen the weak bladder muscles, but also relax them so that the urge to go is not so frequent.

Having a weak bladder can really put a damper on your enjoyment of life. It can stop you from doing things you would love to do simply because there may not be a bathroom handy. And the constant worry about being embarrassed about your problem can undermine your self confidence and cause you to avoid social situations.

But if you embark on a natural bladder control campaign that combines a good bladder control exercise routine with homeopathic herbs for muscle relaxation and tone, then you may find that you can experience the joy of a spontaneous and fun life once again!

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