Over the last few weeks, we have been uncovering some of the best diet tips to keep the kidneys healthy, as well as great diet tips to help treat an enlarged prostate. This week our focus is on the bladder.
What is the bladder?
The bladder is located between the pelvic bones and is a hollow, muscular organ which expands like a balloon as it fills with urine. While you cannot control your bladder function, there are lots of things you can do to maintain its health, to avoid a number of urological conditions such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and cystitis.
10 bladder friendly superfoods
If you have a sensitive bladder, you should consume foods work to soothe the important organ, rather than irritate it. The following foods would be a great incorporation to your diet.
Foods which may irritate the bladder
While you don’t have to cut the foods you love from your diet completely, the following foods can irritate the bladder. If you have a sensitive bladder try to cut back on the following foods and consume them in moderation.
Other ways to maintain bladder health
Besides diet, there are a number of easy ways you can look after your bladder. Some of these things are very simple lifestyle changes. If you have a sensitive bladder, consider the following:
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While a healthy diet benefits you in more ways than one, it can help you to protect your bladder from damage and irritation. It is always important to talk to a trusted professional when it comes to your health. If you have any questions about the bladder and urological health, or if you would like to book an appointment, please feel free to contact or call Dr Arianayagam’s office on 1300 307 990, and his staff will be happy to assist.
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