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Will I need to adjust my activities due to overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
If you suffer from overactive bladder, many aspects of your life may be altered. You will use the toilet more frequently, so you will need to locate convenient restrooms everywhere you go. It may cause you to make frequent stops and change your plans. At home, you may want to use a bedpan or urinal for severe cases of overactive bladder. Travelling may be difficult due to concerns over possible urine leakage.

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