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How should I train my bladder if I have multiple sclerosis?

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Go to the bathroom on a regular schedule, such as every 2 hours. Do it even if you don't feel like you need to. That way you'll prevent your bladder from filling up too much and overflowing.

If you feel the urge to pee before the full 2 hours are up, try to hold it in for just 5 minutes more by tightening your pelvic floor muscles. Over time, you should be able to have longer and longer periods of time between bathroom visits.

From: Tame Your Bladder When You Have MS WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: "Bladder & Bowel Dysfunction."

Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand: "Multiple Sclerosis and Your Bladder and Bowel: 3rd Edition."

National Association for Continence: "Bladder Irritants in Your Diet."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Bladder Problems," "Urinary Dysfunction & MS."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: "Bladder & Bowel Dysfunction."

Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand: "Multiple Sclerosis and Your Bladder and Bowel: 3rd Edition."

National Association for Continence: "Bladder Irritants in Your Diet."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Bladder Problems," "Urinary Dysfunction & MS."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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