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A 22-year-old female asked:

What foods should i not eat to avoid having to wake up to urinate, given that i limit liquid after 8pm, and restrict sodium and excess protein?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: In addition to what you mentioned, avoiding caffeine (coffee, tea, pop) and alcohol along with other potential bladder irritants including citrus, spicy foods, artificial sweeteners, carbonated beverages, chocolate, tomatoes and tomato-based products, and ?Milk, all may be helpful along with managing and avoiding constipation, evening leg elevation, optimizing sleep environment, exercise program.

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Last updated Jan 24, 2014

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