Having an overactive bladder can be a barrier to a successful professional and private life. A constant need to go to the bathroom can make it difficult to commit to other things like your job or studies. And it's a surprisingly common condition - in fact, around 33 million Americans suffer from an overactive bladder. There is a broad range of home remedies you can try to alleviate your symptoms. Find out ten home remedies for an overactive bladder.


1. Medication

There are lots of home remedies out there, but sometimes they just don't do the trick. That's when medicine - both over-the-counter and prescribed – comes in handy. This is usually a decision that is reserved for people with a more severe overactive bladder. Talk to your doctor about drugs: he or she may not recommend medication for everyone. If you do receive a prescription, it will most likely be some form of a medication that blocks the production of certain neurotransmitters in the brain, which helps to control the muscle spasms in the bladder. It thus provides for a deep feeling of relief, which lasts for a long time. Consult your doctor for more information.


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