Breath-Hold Technique

What is the Breath-Holding Technique?

Does it work for everyone?

This technique is thought to work because an increase in carbon dioxide in the bloodstream has been reported to reduce anxiety and induce relaxation in some patients. This technique is well suited for people who can usually urinate around others once they get a stream started, but have difficulty starting the stream. Monroe Weil, Ph.D. reported using it successfully in three patients.[xi]

A Brief Description of the Technique

1. Discuss this technique with your physician before using it.
2.Your first attempt should be in a place where you can feel comfortable.
3. If you find the technique helps you start urinating.
4. Some people using the technique report that it works best...
A Personal Account from Someone Using this Technique Successfully