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Program for Prevention of Hematuria

Updated: Sep 26, 2021

1. Minimize climbing of stairs

2. Exercise:

  • No exercise bikes or load bearing exercises

  • No heavy lifting

  • No hills

  • Break walks into multiple short walks at moderate pace

3. Avoid extended sitting. Take frequent breaks.

4. No extended car driving such as to Florida

5. Avoid constipation using daily Colace

6. Keep bladder empty. Void regularly.

7. Stay hydrated. Increase hydration if any bleeding

Contributed by Dr. John R. Patrick. John is not a clinician. He has developed this prevention list based on readings, discussions, and mostly by correlating personal incidents and activities. You can read more about John’s books and writings at

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