Many people think that if they drink less water, they will need to go less. However, drinking less can make your incontinence symptoms worse. Cutting back on certain drinks like alcohol, carbonated drinks and caffeinated drinks like coffee and tea may improve your symptoms. Incontinence symptoms can also be helped by losing weight. Whatever the reason you’re having urinary incontinence, there is usually a solution that can improve your quality of life, and this is really the goal of treatment.