You Don't Have to Be Embarrassed About Overactive Bladder

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Linda Wasmer Andrews

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It’s easy to be oversensitive about overactive bladder (OAB). Every social situation can be fraught with worry. Will you have an embarrassing leak in the supermarket? Will you suddenly need a toilet break during an important meeting? Or will you miss the fun when out with friends because you’re in the bathroom? If you let such worries hold you back, they can keep you from living your life to the fullest.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep your concerns in check. With a little planning, you can prevent or manage many OAB problems. Armed with advance solutions, you’ll greet social situations with greater confidence.

Overactive bladder can be an incredibly frustrating condition to live with. Learn from experts and patients about overcoming OAB.

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Apr 13, 2016

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