#9. Drinking enough water
Drinking water and other fluids is crucial in managing incontinence. If you don’t stay hydrated, you may end up constipated, which can irritate the bladder and cause incontinence. Drink between six and eight cups of fluid a day. Just be sure to drink the bulk of them during the day, so you don’t find yourself rushing to the bathroom during the night. And, keep in mind all the fluids that you drink, not just water. Those cups of coffee, soda, and other beverages count toward that eight-cup limit, too.