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Diet may play a supportive role in helping with symptoms of overactive bladder, such as the need to urgently and more frequently. Sometimes overactive bladder is accompanied by leaking urine (urinary incontinence).
First, talk to your doctor about your symptoms. You'll likely get a thorough exam and specific recommendations, which may include exercises to train your bladder. In some cases, medication may be prescribed.
In addition, the following dietary changes may help you manage urinary urgency and frequency:
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