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Prevention

You may reduce your chances for urinary incontinence by:

  • Doing pelvic floor (Kegel) exercises to strengthen your pelvic musclescamera.gif.
  • Staying at a healthy weight. For more information, see the topic Weight Management.
  • Quitting smoking. Smoking causes coughing, which can make it harder to control your urine. Quitting smoking relieves coughing. For more information, see the topic Quitting Smoking.

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