I have to frequently urinate.
I saw a list of foods that can irritate the bladder. The list was very long. :-(

Is it known why those food irritate the bladder?

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replied August 31st, 2018
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

Each can have a different mechanism. All are not known completely. Most stimulants like coffee and tea increase the frequency and are well documented effects. Its likely to be a result of the effect on the lining of the bladder that leads to the urge to urinate more frequently.

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