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OAB Nerve Stimulation Treatment

Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a condition involving bothersome urinary symptoms including involuntary leakage of urine. OAB affects between 7% and 27% of men, and 9% and 43% of women. However, involuntary leakage of urine this is associated with a sudden need to urinate, is more common in women. Because of these symptoms, patients experience a…
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Control Your bladder, Don’t Let Your Bladder Control You

Going to the bathroom often? waking up all night?  Need to stop at every gas station? These can all be signs of an underlying bladder condition known as overactive bladder. Control Your bladder, Don’t Let Your Bladder Control You Overactive Bladder Overactive bladder is a common condition that may affect 15% of American women, spanning all adult…
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Overactive Bladder Clinical Research Treatment

First, it's important to realize that OVERACTIVE BLADDER is not a “weak” bladder. In fact, OAB occurs when nerves are affected. These nerves send signals to your bladder at the wrong time, causing the muscle to squeeze without warning. This process causes your bladder to spasm uncontrollably, creating leakage, the strong sudden need to “go,” and…
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Is It a Bladder Infection, or Overactive Bladder?

Many patients experience irritative bladder symptoms such as frequency rushing to the commode not making it in time getting up during the night too often bladder discomfort   For many it can be difficult to tell if this represents a bladder infection, or overactive bladder, which has very similar symptoms. Is It a Bladder Infection, or…
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Overactive Bladder Frequently Asked Questions

Overactive Bladder (OAB) isn’t a disease. It’s the name of a group of urinary symptoms. The most common symptom of OAB is a sudden urge to urinate that you can’t control. Some people will leak urine when they feel this urge. Having to urinate many times during the day and night is another symptom of…
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