Speaker: Sanjay Gandhi, Urogynecologist
If you have been bothered by frequent urination, the sudden and urgent need to urinate or you’ve suffered from the involuntary loss of urine, you may have an overactive bladder.Also called urge incontinence, this condition can seem to take over your life.It is important to see a doctor whenever you have changes in urination patterns because these may be a sign of an underlying illness. If your doctor determines that you have an overactive bladder, there are many treatment options available, including diet changes, medication, bladder retraining and pelvic rehabilitation. Pelvic muscle stimulation and surgery also help some patients in severe cases.The right diagnosis and treatment can help you improve your symptoms of overactive bladder. Your doctor will work with you to find the therapies that are best for you.