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1. Peeing in the shower.
Common responses: “But it’s so convenient!” “I don’t have to waste toilet paper when I go in the shower.” “I have been peeing in the shower since I was a kid!”
Reason: When people have problems with urinary frequency, bladder urgency, overactive bladder with or without incontinence, running water/the shower is a common trigger that 1). tells you to go to the bathroom when you really don’t have to go (based on the amount of fluid in your bladder)…this is called URGE and/or 2). Results in an involuntary contraction of the bladder muscle and maybe you leak a small or a large amount on your way to the bathroom….