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Could my excess weight contribute to overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
One of the best ways to reduce your risk of overactive bladder is to maintain proper weight. The extra weight you carry, the more pressure on your bladder. This is especially true of belly fat. Manage your weight with good eating and exercise habits to avoid extra pressure on your bladder.

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