Do You Have A Weak Bladder? Here Are 9 Ways to Control When There Is No Toilet in Sight
Most people with bladder problems, UTI’s, Interstitial Cystitis and the like will understand how big a problem a weak bladder can be. The pressure and discomfort felt when your bladder gets full immediately after drinking even half a glass of water can be overwhelming. When you must go, and there is no toilet in site can be a nightmare. It can be even worse or traumatic when having to go for an ultrasound and keep up your pee. There can not be a worse experience than that for those with weak bladders.
For people with such problems, even when your bladder is half full, the urge to go to the toilet is to strong and overbearing. As such it can get uncomfortable to a point of going crazy. Fortunately, with certain tips and tricks, you can hold up just a while longer. People with such problems have tried such tips and it works to help you keep up till you can reach a toilet and let it all go. You will also learn to train your bladder.
1Let out a fart if you must
To be more polite, let out gas if needed. Better the embarrassment of letting it go rather than let your pee go. What can make your bladder discomfort worse is a build-up of gas that exerts more pressure on your bladder. By reducing the pressure, you relieve the discomfort to some extent which makes you feel a bit more comfortable. It also helps you keep up your urine for a longer period.
2Sit upright but relaxed. Adopt a different position
You can tighten the muscles of your bladder by adopting certain positions that help relax the bladder. These positions can also help you extend the holding up. Never slouch because again it makes your abdomen exert pressure on your bladder. Sit erect so that the pressure is relieved of your lower abdominal area and your bladder. It also reduces the urge to go and helps retain it longer.
3Keep your body warm
Your body usually reacts to a reduction in temperature and one of the effects of colder temperature is an increased production of urine. Therefore, you may always feel the need to go in winter months. Whenever you feel the urge to go, cover yourself with a blanket if in bed, or put on a jacket or sweater. At home, you can turn up the heat to reduce the constant urge to pee.