Top 10 Myths About Overactive Bladder
Exploring the 10 most common myths surrounding overactive bladder disorder or incontinence.
Overactive Bladder Only Happens in Older Women
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According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC). While OAB is more common in post-menopausal women, about 17% of women over age 18 (and 16% of men) have OAB. After 40, that number increases to 20% for both men and women. In younger women, OAB can be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a neurologic disease (MS, spinal cord injuries), kidney stones, bladder infection or even a bladder tumor.