Facts About Overactive Bladder

Facts About Overactive Bladder

Thousands of Americans are troubled with overactive bladder and this condition causes you to have a sudden urge to urinate. It can come on quickly without warning and in some cases you may unintentionally have bladder leakage. In most cases, this condition is not life-threatening but it is embarrassing and inconvenient. Going out in public can be stressful and some sufferers wear pads in order to avoid accidents.

Overactive Bladder

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There are a number of over-the-counter and prescription medications that can help with this condition. Many times sufferers go on for years without seeing a doctor about this condition because they find it uncomfortable to talk about. If overactive bladder is disrupting your life and preventing you from getting out and doing the things you love to do then it’s a good idea to see your doctor.

Seeing a Doctor About Overactive Bladder

If you begin to have additional symptoms such as pain or fever or your condition suddenly takes a turn for the worse, this could signal an infection of some type like a urinary tract infection. Also, if you’ve simply grown tired of dealing with overactive bladder, check with your doctor for the latest treatment options. Today’s medical technologies are creating new cures for old problems every day and your doctor may be able to offer some unique treatment options.

Overactive Bladder

Simple Kegel exercises are easy to do and will strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. This can give you better control over all your urinary functions. There are a few medications effective at treating overactive bladder as well. In some cases overactive bladder will grow worse as we get older. In general, overactive bladder affects older females more often than others.

All Women Urology and Dr. Nancy Lobby offer a number of treatment options for overactive bladder. Dr. Lobby can suggest a number of effective therapies so you can get back to enjoying your life. Your daily routine shouldn’t be impaired because of this condition. Please call our office to schedule an appointment to speak to Dr. Lobby. All Women Urology gives women a safe, comfortable place where they can openly discuss any condition.