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Causes, symptoms and methods of treatment of overactive bladder in women and men

What to do when a problem like overactive bladder? For starters, if you are disturbed by unpleasant symptoms and you suspect a bladder problem, consult a doctor-urologist. Only after an accurate diagnosis the doctor will prescribe you the right treatment.

General information about the disease

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a disease characterized by malfunction of the body that is manifested by constant urination. The disease is more common in women because of the anatomy of the genitourinary system. Although pathology may suffer, both women and men.

The norm is, if the emptying of the bladder occurs up to 8 times per day in the absence of any disturbing symptoms. The amount of urine output is about 2 L.

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Surgical intervention

In rare cases where the pathology cannot be cured with medication require surgical intervention.

Methods of surgical treatment of this disease:

  1. A surgical procedure in which part of the muscle of the bladder is removed, which leads to an increase in the volume of this body.
  2. Removal of the bladder and replacing it with a fragment of the small or large intestine.
  3. Intersect the nerves that supply impulses to the bladder.

Preventive measures

Given that overactive bladder affects persons in the presence of any disorders and diseases of the urogenital and nervous systems, must undergo regular medical examinations, to listen to the disturbing symptoms, promptly seek a competent doctor to perform all procedures stipulated in the prescribed treatment. An important preventive measure in women is the regular gynaecological examinations necessary for monitoring the health of the reproductive system, and help the time to identify whether the patient suffers from an overactive bladder.

You should follow some recommendations that the disease has not made itself felt. For persons in risk group for such diseases as hyperactivity of the bladder, it is recommended to: maintain active lifestyle, exercise, moderate consumption of coffee - all is prevention.