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GOOD BLADDER HABITS FOR EVERYONE


HINTS TO KEEP YOUR BLADDER HEALTHY

Step 1 - Use good toilet habits

Step 2 - Keep good bowel habits

Step 3 - Drink plenty of water

Step 4 - Look after your pelvic floor muscles

Step 5 - Seek help from your doctor, physiotherapist or bladder control advisor if you:


GOOD BLADDER HABITS CAN HELP IMPROVE BLADDER CONTROL

You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Poor bladder habits can lead to poor bladder control, and even wetting yourself. Here are some easy steps that everyone can take to keep a healthy bladder.


SEEK HELP

If you do nothing it won’t go away. And it might get worse.

Every bladder or bowel control problem, no matter how small, needs to be looked after. There is almost always something that can be done to help.

Call Expert Advisors on the National Continence Helpline for free:

On FREE CALL* 1800 33 00 66 (8 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday), or

Visit this website: www.bladderbowel.gov.au

The Helpline is funded under the Commonwealth Government’s National Continence Management Strategy and managed by the Continence Foundation of Australia.

* Calls from mobile telephones are charged at applicable rates.



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