Tips for managing your fluid intake

Do not limit your fluid intake to avoid urinating. You could become dehydrated, which can cause other medical problems.

  • Try to spread out your fluid intake during the day.
  • If the urge to urinate wakes you frequently, limit your fluid intake in the evening. Empty your bladder before bedtime.
  • Avoid caffeine and alcohol. These substances make your body try to get rid of water and will increase the number of times you need to urinate.

Last Updated: March 24, 2008

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