If you are a woman and you have had children, odds are that you probably have some problems with a leaky bladder. Being pregnant can weaken the pelvic wall, making it harder for your bladder to close completely, thus causing you to have leaks, especially when you are coughing, sneezing, or laughing. If you do have problems with a leaky bladder, there are several things that you can try. 

Kegel Exercises

You've probably heard about these exercises before. They help to tighten up the muscles on the pelvic floor. Kegels are very easy to do as soon as you identify the right muscles, which can be the tricky part. The best way to figure out which muscles you need to exercise is to go to the bathroom. When you start urinating, squeeze the muscles to stop the flow. Those are the muscles that you need to exercise. You can do them as often as you want and anywhere you want. If you aren't sure that you are using the right muscles, there are devices which you can use to help you. You insert those devices and they help you strengthen those muscles. There are even devices which you can link to your smart device that you can use to measure how well you are exercising those muscles. 

Limiting Liquids

You don't have to limit your liquids altogether, but you do want to limit drinks with caffeine in them. The caffeine can irritate the bladder lining, which can cause you to have more leakage problems. If you have problems with leaking at night, then you should limit how much you drink after 4 pm. That way you have a chance to get most of the liquids out of your system before bedtime. You do still want to stay hydrated, because if you don't drink a lot of water, your urine will become more concentrated. You may think that's a good thing, but the problem is that the more concentrated your urine is, the more it irritates the lining of your bladder, which can cause leakage problems. So, making sure that you drink enough water during the day, but stopping or limiting your intake for several hours prior to bedtime will help. 

Bladder leakage or incontinence affects thousands of women. There are things that you can do, up to and including surgery. You may want to try several things before you find the one that works best for you. 

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