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Believe In Power Of Prayer Will It Work For Overactive Bladder
Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
It Depends: If you are speaking of faith healing in general, as a physician and scientist, i cannot vouch for that as a viable medical intervention. However, since overactive bladder is a condition highly affected by stress and other goings-on in your brain, i would not dispute that stress-reduction by any means or any activities that contribute to positive thinking and overall feeling of well-being can help. ...Read more
Hmmm....: The most common medication used (oxybutin) works within hours. Nearly all of it's effect is by 1 week. It changes the tone of the bladder. Exercises to strengthen the bladder have to build muscle tone and that takes a minimum of 2 weeks. Sometimes people can have an inflammation of the bladder that has to heal up. This is NOT a common cause of overactive bladder ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More info needed: You need to see a urologist. At your age this is common and a combination of medications and kegal muscular exercises that may help. ...Read more
See a urologist: Of you haven't seen a urologist I would recommend that as your next step. ...Read more
Hello I have been having overactive bladder problems for 1 year now, I tried kegel exercises, changing my diet, and reducing liquids, none of it seems to work for me, it's ruining my sleep??
Ask Dr: Your doctor can prescribe medications once you explain your efforts. Even if they are not successful, there are other possibilities. Botox and embedded stimulus devices exist. They're more invasive, risky and expensive but sometimes help when simpler treatments have not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking mirabegron 50mg still got overactive bladder symptoms. Calmed slightly peeing a lot. Been taking 2 weeks. Will it work?
Here are some...: All options of caring OAB are merely designed to ease, if possible, its related symptoms, not its cure. How much and how long may its helpful effect last? No one can predict it, but follow the current regimen of care ranging from understanding and accepting the known facts of OAB, behavioral modification, available drugs or procedures - neuromadulation, major bladder procedure, etc. timely. ...Read more
Bacteria infection took anti-biotics, went away. Now wake up to pee 4 times a night. Scar tissue? Prostatis? Nerve meds 4 overactive bladder not work.
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