Living with overactive bladder -- also called OAB -- can be a challenge, with the urge to urinate occurring often and suddenly. It can be doubly frustrating when you don’t know what causes overactive bladder. You’re not alone: As many as one in six adults over age 40 may have symptoms of OAB.
If you have urinary incontinence that develops
slowly, you may be able to control the problem yourself. If home
treatment is not effective, or if incontinence interferes with your lifestyle,
ask your doctor about other treatments.
Who to see
Health professionals who can diagnose and treat
urinary incontinence include: