About overactive bladder (OAB)
The normal function of the bladder is to store urine and release urine at a time and place that is suitable and convenient for you.
As more and more urine is produced, the bladder stretches like a balloon to hold it. Eventually it becomes so stretched and full of urine that the nerves in the bladder send a signal to the brain that it needs to be emptied.
During the course of a day, an average person will need to pass urine approximately 4-8 times.
The symptoms of OAB include:
The symptoms can have a significant impact on your life, but can be treated!
What is a Botox injection?
A Botox injection is a natural, purified protein which has the ability to relax muscles. It works on the bladder nerves to relax the bladder, helping to: