Advice for patients planning to travel

Advice for patients planning to travel

When your patients mention travel plans to you, take the opportunity to discuss coping mechanisms for overactive bladder.

Bladder Training Exercises
  • Practice timed voiding.
  • Strengthen pelvic muscles with Kegels.
Medications
  • Bladder relaxants by prescription.
Supplies
  • Bring enough absorbent products – or –
  • HDIS can deliver to patients’ vacation destinations, with FREE Shipping to 48 states. Patients may call 1-877-2MY-HOME® (1-877-269-4663).
Choosing Food & Drinks
  • Coffee and other caffeinated drinks, alcohol, carbonated beverages, artificial sweeteners, and spicy or acidic foods are often bladder triggers.
  • Don’t skimp on water; beware of dehydration.

More details on the previous points can be found at: http://www.webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/features/traveling-with-oab



 

 

 

 

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