Top
10
Doctor insights on: Shy Bladder Syndrome

Share
1

1
I have shy bladder syndrome (public bathrooms only). How to overcome this?

I have shy bladder syndrome (public bathrooms only). How to overcome this?

Seek treatment: In my practice, i treat patients with this kind of anxiety disorder with a benzodiazepine like clonazepam. I also explain in great detail what causes this, and what kinds of treatment work for this. Along with medication to reduce the excessive anxiety, it is necessary to re-introduce your self gradually into the anxiety provoking environment to more fully overcome this phobias. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Bladder (Definition)

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


2

2
Bladder shyness gets better then gets worse, what to do?

Bladder shyness gets better then gets worse, what to do?

Bashful bladder is: A social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.Paruresis.Org/ clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. See doc to make sure there is no medical problem first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

3

3
How can I overcome bladder shyness?

How can I overcome bladder shyness?

Bashful bladder is: A social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. See your doc first. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.Paruresis.Org/ clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. Peace and good health. ...Read more

4

4
How can one overcome bladder shyness?

How can one overcome bladder shyness?

Long breaths: Deep breath in and long breath out while relaxing all the body especially the sphingter. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How to treat shy bladder?

How to treat shy bladder?

Bashful bladder is: a social phobia experienced more by males but also by females. It is formally called paruresis and there is an organization for help at http://www.paruresis.org/ Clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training by a clinical psychologist can be effective. See your doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

6

6
In what way can I overcome a shy bladder?

In what way can I overcome a shy bladder?

See your dr.: I am not sure what you mean by a shy bladder. If you mean that you have trouble urinating, then you should see a dr. For an evaluation. Sometimes medicines may cause urinary retention. There may be other reasons such as kidney disease, nerve damage, muscle weakness or a blockage. You may need a referral to see a urologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Can you tell me about drug testing with a shy bladder (paruresis)?

Can you tell me about drug testing with a shy bladder (paruresis)?

Depends: on what you mean by a "shy bladder," which is often just internalized guilt/shame over the act of micturition left over from our toilet training days. If you are being watched when you urinate, alternatives are use of a bathroom with a camera, running water while you try to urinate, doing water loading prior to the test (plus caffeine) and other techniques. Some programs will do saliva/oral swabs. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Could I have urinary retention or a shy bladder?

Could I have urinary retention or a shy bladder?

Here are some ...: Yes, it may develop in few without obvious disorders of nerve system, but simply from inadequate relaxation and opening of urinary sphincter to coordinate the sequential contraction of bladder muscle (detrusor) so to maintain normal pressure inside bladder during peeing. This condition could be suspected by detailing voiding Hx as well as testing and following residual urine, etc. under medical Rx ...Read more

9

9
How can I conquer extreme shyness?

How can I conquer extreme shyness?

It's important to: Work on your self esteem. Work with a therapist and build your confidence to overcome your shyness. It is worth it. ...Read more

10

10
Is there any effective way to reduce shyness?

Is there any effective way to reduce shyness?

Exposure: Shyness like other traits, can be modified, but not completely eliminated. Exposing yourself to new situations with unknown people repeatedly may ib essence desensitize yourself to shyness in these situations. By forcing yourself to meet and interact with ubfamiliar people may also boost your self- confidence. ...Read more