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How To Treat An Overactive Bladder And How To Spot The Symptoms

Overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) is a urological condition when your bladder contracts and it isn't quite full.

"It is a common condition where no cause can be found for the repeated and uncontrolled bladder contractions," says Patient.co.uk.

"In people with an overactive bladder, the bladder muscle seems to give wrong messages to the brain. The bladder may feel fuller than it actually is. The bladder contracts too early when it is not very full, and not when you want it to. This can make you suddenly need the toilet. In effect, you have much less control over when your bladder contracts to pass urine."

"This symptom can occur at any time of day, regardless of where you are and what you’ve had to drink. It can happen if you’ve had nothing to drink for hours. It can even happen after you’ve already emptied your bladder."

His tips include bladder training, Kegel exercises and surgery, including injections of Botox into the bladder muscle.