Don't Let Overactive Bladder Doesn't Run Your Life: We Have Treatment Options

Do you often experience a frequent and uncontrollable urge to urinate, even when your bladder isn’t full? 

Overactive bladder occurs when the frequent need to urinate affects a person’s quality of life — and it’s more common than you may think. In the United States, 25 million Americans suffer from bladder issues

Research also shows that an overactive bladder does more than keep you glued to the bathroom. It comes with significant psychological stress and a high risk for social isolation.

So what can you do to stop the discomfort and stress of an overactive bladder? To help you out, we asked our specialist at NUWA WORLD, Dr. Uzoma Nwaubani. Read on to learn about the possible causes of an overactive bladder and find out what treatment options may be available for you.

Overactive bladder causes 

An overactive bladder can be caused either by your brain sending your bladder signals to empty even when it’s not full or by weakened or stretched pelvic muscles. When you have weakened pelvic muscles, you may experience urine loss during coughing, running, or heavy lifting.

An overactive bladder can be caused or worsened by a multitude of factors, namely:

Dr. Nwaubani can help you identify the cause of your urinary incontinence by looking at your medical history and performing urine testing or cystometry. 

Treatment options

Depending on your diagnosis, our specialist may suggest the following:

Other ways you can prevent involuntary urine loss include strengthening your pelvic floor via exercise, anti-inflammatories, and intermittent catheterization.

In more severe cases, surgical procedures are used to help the bladder store more urine. 

Learn more about your overactive bladder

An overactive bladder is more than just a hindrance. It impacts all aspects of life, including sleep, social situations, and intimate relationships. But there’s hope and in many cases, a few tests can reveal the root of the problem. 

If your life quality is suffering due to frequent urination or urine loss, we’re here to listen. Contact us by phone or online today to schedule an appointment at our office in Wildwood, Florida, and find out what treatment options are available for you.

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