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5 Common Bladder Irritants to Avoid This Holiday Season

5 Common Bladder Irritants to Avoid This Holiday Season The holiday season is upon us! To keep both you and your bladder cheerful throughout the holidays, learn more about these 5 common bladder irritants.  1. Alcohol, caffeinated and/or carbonated drinks Wine, beer, coffee, Coca-Cola—all of your favorite drinks are unfortunately not your bladder’s favorites. Alcohol […]

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5 Tips to Drink More Water

5 Tips to Drink More Water When self-catheterizing, it is crucial to stay adequately hydrated for optimal body functioning and lower rates of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). Doctors recommend two to three liters of water a day, though most people drink much less.  We understand that drinking enough water can be hard to remember, which […]

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Pelvic Floor Exercises

5 Tips for Good Bladder Health

A Healthy Bladder is a Happy Bladder It’s important to maintain good bladder health as it plays a key role in the functioning of your body. The bladder is a collapsible muscular pouch that sits behind the pubic bone in the lower pelvis. It is connected to the kidneys with a tubes called ureters. It […]

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Be Informed About Bladder Exstrophy

What is Bladder Exstrophy? Bladder Exstrophy, or BE for short, is a rare birth abnormality in which the bladder and its surrounding parts form outside of the body, flat, and inside-out. As the BE Association put it, “If you can imagine a balloon that has been cut in two, opened up so that the inside […]

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