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OAB is a common voiding dysfunction problem characterized by urinary frequency, urgency and at times urgency incontinence.
Overactive bladder (OAB) is characterised by symptoms of urinary urgency, with or without urgency incontinence, usually with increased daytime frequency and nocturia (awakening at night one or more times to empty the bladder).
There are two major types: urgency incontinence (when you can not make it to the toilet in time) and stress incontinence (when you cough and laugh)
What patient wouldn't opt for stress and urgency incontinence therapy that is simple, noninvasive, inexpensive, and uncomplicated by side effects?
Jeffcoate TNA, Francis WJA: Urgency incontinence in the female.
Overactive bladder is a treatable medical condition associated with involuntary contractions of the bladder muscle, and is defined by urinary urgency (a sudden compelling desire to pass urine that is difficult to defer) with or without urgency incontinence (the involuntary leakage of any amount of urine, associated with or immediately preceded by urgency), usually with increased daytime urinary frequency and nocturia.