Incontinence & OAB

[Video] What exactly is OAB?

Over-Active Bladder dysfunction, or OAB is a common infliction in older men and women, or as a side-effect to pregnancy and certain cancer treatments.

Dr Katelaris talks about the different types of OAB, its different categories and the ways in which it can be treated. OAB can be the result of a number of factors, but it is very easily treated in both men and women.

Doctor Katelaris offers OAB treatment methods in the Urology Outpatient Clinic in Hornsby, if you would like to make an enquiry, contact Katelaris Urology today.

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Transcript

Overactive Bladder Dysfunction or OAB refers to the lady who has frequency, urgency, perhaps urge incontinence and getting up at night.

Now, we talk about OAB wet and OAB dry. Some ladies have frequency urgency but don’t wet themselves. We help those ladies with bladder retraining schedules and with certain new drugs that are highly effective.

Women with OAB wet, meaning urge incontinence, can also be made continent with medication but particularly with BOTOX injection therapy. These are problems we can treat.

These are ladies we can help. And it’s great to see the restoration of confidence in these women who go back to tennis, who go back to Pilates in the gym because they no longer have to wear nappies.

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Botox for overactive bladder syndrome

Botox treatment for overactive bladder syndrome?

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 (OAB).

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

Botox for OAB 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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