09 Oct UGSA Treatment of Overactive Bladder Information Sheet
What is overactive bladder?
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a chronic condition that causes symptoms of frequency (voiding often), urgency (sudden desire to pass urine) and nocturia (getting up often overnight to pass urine). Women can experience leakage of urine („urge incontinence‟) associated with these symptoms. Unfortunately, there is no magic cure for OAB. Management often involves a combination of the options discussed here.