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Urinary specialists out there? Advice please

(6 Posts)
RUMPEL Sun 07-Sep-08 21:18:19

Is it possible to shrink your bladder capacity by going to the toilet frequently. I have this thing where I always go before I leave the house and need to urinate a lot with nerves - I do drink alot of water but I wondered if forcing yourself to urinate frequently could reduce your bladder capacity and ability to retain urine?

brightwell Mon 08-Sep-08 03:17:21

You should only pass urine when you feel the need, something to do with the T zone & receptors on the lining of the bladder. You can improve the tone of your bladder by voiding 2 hrly and gradually building the time up.

RUMPEL Mon 08-Sep-08 14:50:07

Ta anyone else/

RUMPEL Mon 08-Sep-08 20:42:58

bumpity bump

RUMPEL Mon 08-Sep-08 21:30:50

bump

emma1977 Mon 08-Sep-08 21:37:05

You can't shrink your bladder capacity, but you can certainly do the opposite and desensitise yourself of the urge to void and 'overstretch' your bladder.

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