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Should men with urinary incontinence avoid certain foods?

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Some men find that certain foods trigger problems. Spicy and acidic foods -- like citrus fruits and tomatoes -- are common culprits. Others include chocolate and artificial sweeteners. But everyone's different. You may find food has no effect for you.

SOURCES :

FamilyDoctor.org: "Urinary Incontinence: Bladder Training."

eMedicine Health: "Incontinence."

Tomas L. Griebling, MD, John P. Wolf 33° Masonic Distinguished Professor of Urology, associate professor and vice chair of the department of urology, University of Kansas.

National Institute on Aging: "Challenging Issues: Special Issues for Family Care."

NIDDK: "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

Nygaard, I. , 2009. The Cochrane Library

Anthony R. Stone, MB, ChB, professor of medicine, vice chair of urology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento.

Edward James Wright, MD, assistant professor of urology, Johns Hopkins Medical School; director of neurology and chief of urology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

SOURCES :

FamilyDoctor.org: "Urinary Incontinence: Bladder Training."

eMedicine Health: "Incontinence."

Tomas L. Griebling, MD, John P. Wolf 33° Masonic Distinguished Professor of Urology, associate professor and vice chair of the department of urology, University of Kansas.

National Institute on Aging: "Challenging Issues: Special Issues for Family Care."

NIDDK: "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

Nygaard, I. , 2009. The Cochrane Library

Anthony R. Stone, MB, ChB, professor of medicine, vice chair of urology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento.

Edward James Wright, MD, assistant professor of urology, Johns Hopkins Medical School; director of neurology and chief of urology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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