Losing Bladder Control: Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder (OAB) Therapy
Urinary Incontinence or as it’s also known: Overactive Bladder, is often misperceived as ‘something that happens to older people’ — those 70, 80 years of age and above. The fact is, OAB affects many much younger, reaching down to adults – men and women, in their late 40’s and 50’s. According to The National Association for Continence, only 1 in 8 Americans with bladder control issues have been diagnosed. Seeking a urinary tract specialist is paramount and can mean the difference between controlling the condition or not. Join a urogynecologist and incontinence patient as they share professional and personal insights about this most personal of conditions. Learn more about overactive bladder, and why the embarrassment and stigma of losing bladder control, prevents many from taking decisive action.