General or Other | - Others | Overactive bladder (Disease)
Overactive bladder is a problem with bladder storage function that causes a sudden urge to urinate. The urge may be difficult to suppress, and overactive bladder can lead to the involuntary loss of urine. An overactive bladder is when the bladder contracts suddenly without you having control, and when the bladder is not full.
Symptoms include: urgency, this means that you get a sudden urgent desire to pass urine. You are not able to put off going to the toilet; frequency, This means going to the toilet often - more than seven times a day. In many cases it is a lot more than seven times a day; nocturia this means waking to go to the toilet more than once at night; urge incontinence occurs in some cases. In some cases, symptoms of an overactive bladder develop as a complication of a nerve- or brain-related disease such as following a stroke, with Parkinsons disease, with multiple sclerosis or after spinal cord injury. Causes and Risk factors
Overactive bladder syndrome is a common condition where no cause can be found for the repeated and uncontrolled bladder contractions. Overactive bladder syndrome is sometimes called an irritable bladder or detrusor instability. In most cases, the reason why an overactive bladder develops is not known. This is called overactive bladder syndrome. Symptoms may get worse at times of stress. Symptoms may also be made worse by caffeine in tea, coffee, cola, etc, and by alcohol.
Diagnosis and Treatment
Overactive bladder treatment has many approaches, from medication, to behavioral changes, to a combination of both. Visiting your doctor for a thorough evaluation and following his or her instructions carefully can help you get the OAB treatment you need to get back into your old routine. ...