Healthy Kidneys & Urinary System
- Q How does the detrusor muscle impact urination?
Dr. Lisa Rogo-Gupta, Obstetrics & GynecologyThe detrusor muscle is what most people call "the bladder." When the bladder is filling with urine, the detrusor muscle remains relaxed and stretches to hold the urine. When it is time to urinate, the detrusor muscle contracts to allow the urine to come... Full Answer
- Q What are the treatment options for overactive bladder?
There are many treatment options available for overactive bladder. Some drugs, such as diuretics, worsen the condition, so you may wish to discuss your current medical regimen with your doctor to see if you are taking any such medications. A reduction... Full Answer