Sometimes an overactive bladder can cause embarrassing situations. Accidental leakage or frequent trips to the bathroom can make normal life seem impossible.
Are you experiencing these symptoms?
- Frequent and immediate need to urinate
- Going to the bathroom frequently at night
- Accidents resulting from the inability to reach the bathroom in time
Don’t worry, we can help. We have a lot of experience treating overactive bladder in both women and men.
What causes overactive bladder?
There are many reasons. Some other with medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, or neurologic disorders like Parkinson's disease, stroke or multiple sclerosis can cause your bladder to function abnormally. However, for many people, especially women, normal life experiences such as pregnancy or menopause can trigger OAB.
So, what helps?
Depending on the cause and severity of your situation, your urologist can recommend a variety of treatments, typically starting with the least invasive. Common treatments include:
- Nerve stimulation
- Botox injections in the bladder
The first step toward treatment is to see a urologist.
Call 841-7473 to schedule an appointment today.
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