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What activities can complicate treatment of overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
If you are undergoing treatment for overactive bladder, you should avoid activities that put too much stress or pressure on the bladder. Try to stay away from heavy lifting and strenuous sports. Also, be careful not to injure your spine. Maintain a proper weight and stop smoking. 

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