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Check out NAFC's OAB Resource Center to watch videos, download tools, find new treatments, and read stories and articles about how to manage the symptoms of Overactive Bladder.
The OAB Resource Center
Overactive Bladder (OAB) affects roughly 33 million Americans. And while not life-threatening, it can be life-altering. It's symptoms include a frequent and urgent need to use the restroom, waking up several times at night to urinate, and sometimes leakage. It is most common in women, but OAB can also affect men. The good news is that it can be treated, and The National Association For Continence is here to help. We've assembled an arsenal of education, tools, and guides to help you navigate this condition and your treatment path. Check out all the great information below - and check back often. We're continually updating this page with new resources and education.
Education. Tips. New treatment options. Learn more about Overactive Bladder and what you can do to manage it.
Learn how to talk to your doctor, learn about bladder retraining for OAB, and track your bladder habits with these useful OAB downloadable resources.
The Overactive Bladder Validated 8-Question Screener helps to evaluate just how severe your symptoms are. Your answers to these questions can help your doctor provide an accurate diagnosis and determine the best treatment options available to you. Fill it out and take it with you to your next doctor appointment.
Though most people likely don't think of the bladder as a muscle, it is. And, just like any muscle, over time, it is possible to train the muscle to become stronger and hold more fluid, for longer periods of time. This guide walks you through a 6 week process of retraining the bladder.
Learn about Overactive Bladder and the important things to ask your doctor about when talking about OAB.
Keep track of your bladder habits to see trends over time, and to give your doctor a roadmap of your condition.
Finding the right incontinence treatment can be difficult, but did you know there are things you can do to improve your symptoms before you even visit your doctor? Read our Step-By-Step Guide here.
There are a several ways to treat OAB, and just because one doesn't work for you, doesn't mean it's the end of the line. Check out the OAB Care Pathway to see the many treatment options available to you!
Use the NAFC OAB Treatment Tracker to learn more about your treatment wishes, and discover new options you may not have ben aware of.
Hear education and advice from our experts, and from real people struggling with OAB and incontinence. Pulled straight from the NAFC BHealth Blog.