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Incontinence & OAB

  • While more commonly known for its role in cosmetic treatments, Botox can also provide relief from a host of other conditions. One of these is the use of the protein Botox in the management of an overactive bladder syndrome.

    This gives sufferers, who don’t respond to drug treatments and exercises, a very effective medication-free approach.

    Botox as a treatment is safe and has been subject to a number of different studies with two recent and widely published studies in 2015.

    For people struggling with an overactive bladder, this uncomplicated approach, repeated every four to nine months, will allow for a medication-free solution to something no one should have to face.

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  • Overactive bladder remains one of the mostly commonly undiagnosed conditions in amongst the general population. An oft research paper from BJU Int estimates 4 out of 10 patients with symptoms of overactive bladder may not actually seek medical help.

    Overactive bladder, or OAB, is a condition where the bladder can no longer hold urine normally. This is accompanied by urinary urgency and is often accompanied by frequency and nocturia. Indeed the most common symptom of OAB is the sudden, difficult to control, urge to urinate. This may result in some leakage.

    Leakage of urine is called “incontinence” and because the two are linked, a common question we often hear is: So what is the difference between having an overactive bladder and urinary incontinence?

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  • Urinary incontinence – or accidental leakage of urine – is not a pleasant condition. It can occur for a number of reasons, such as older age, pregnancy and childbirth, surgery, obesity, urinary tract infections, or a chronic cough.

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