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Can changing when I eat and drink ease overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Making small changes in when and how you eat may help to reduce some of your symptoms. For instance, if you wake up during the night to urinate, try drinking most of your fluids in the morning and afternoon. Also, cut out or cut back on alcohol and caffeinated beverages. Fruit and soups also contain large amounts of water, so eat them earlier in the day.

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