There are a number of simple changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle in order to ensure that your bladder and bowel are as healthy as possible. Take a look at the two infographics below to find out more:
Your usual doctor should be able to give you advice on how to make small changes to your diet and lifestyle. They may also advise you to visit a dietician or nutritionist, who can help create a programme tailored to your individual needs.
If you are worried that your diet is making your incontinence worse, you can find further tips and information here.
If you are worried about exercising with incontinence, you can find further tips and information here.
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