As we age, in addition to getting wiser from life experiences, some of us unfortunately also start facing a lot of other health issues. An over active bladder is one such condition.
What is an over active bladder? Simply put, the need to run to bathroom every few minutes can be termed as an over active bladder. This can cause a lot of social embarrassment limiting your social activities and keeping you confined to the boundaries of your house, apart from this, that it can also prove to be physically and mentally exhausting.
One of the simplest things to do is to look for good quality adult diapers. Yes, wearing a diaper is going to be difficult to adjust to, initially but when you think about the convenience it can offer, you will automatically be able to see the positive side of wearing one.
There are a variety of brands available in the market and it makes sense to buy smaller packs as opposed to larger packs initially. This gives you an opportunity to try out various brands and finally settle on one that suits you best.
If wearing a diaper is not comfortable for you, look for special adult pads that can be attached to you underwear. These are similar to sanitary pads, but are higher in absorption and are specifically made to be worn by adults who suffer from an overactive bladder.
There are a variety of exercises that can help strengthen the vaginal or pelvic muscles. Look for special classes in your area which will teach you these exercises or check with your doctor for more information.
There are various medications which can help the condition, please check with your doctor and do not indulge in self prescription as this may cause other health problems.
Tuning your body to scheduled bathroom breaks helps you to drain your bladder every few minutes or hours.
This is going to take a lot of patience and it is important to accept it as one of the many age related conditions that one has to deal with. Getting irritated, hyper or anxious will only make it worse. Look for yoga exercises which are simple and effective to treat a lot of health disorders and also to calm your nerves.