Need to Pee During Sex? How Overactive Bladder Affects Intimate Relationships

For women living with bladder challenges, communication and self-confidence may lead to a healthy sex life.

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Overactive Bladder: Those Awkward Questions You Want and Need to Ask

Starting the conversation early is smart. Don't be embarrassed.

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How Women Can Manage Emotional Health and Overactive Bladder While Isolated at Home — and as States Reopen

For women living with bladder challenges like overactive bladder (OAB), the quarantine may be more familiar than for the rest of us.

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Living With Incontinence, Without Shame

After hiding my urinary incontinence for years, I've learned to embrace my age and accept my body.

Real Women, Real Stories

I Thought My Postpartum Pain Was Normal, But It Wasn't

The pain was unbearable. Was this how every woman felt after giving birth?

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What Your Urine Color May Mean

Do you look at your pee before you flush? Here’s why you should.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

Learning to Take Time for Self-Care After My Interstitial Cystitis Diagnosis

Looking back, I always had bladder issues. Eight years into my journey for answers, I finally received a diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis.

Real Women, Real Stories

Do You Keep Getting UTIs?

If you are a woman who has experienced multiple urinary tract infections (UTIs), we would like to hear from you. HealthyWomen is running this survey to better understand the journey women with UTIs take.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

How I Manage My Overactive Bladder

April has overactive bladder and some tips on how to live life to the fullest, without worrying about bathroom issues.

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Overactive Bladder Symptoms You Should Share With Your Health Care Provider

It can be embarrassing, but it’s important to tell your health care provider if you have symptoms of overactive bladder and if they’re disturbing your quality of life.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

Top Tips for Living With Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder can disrupt your relationships, social life, and overall quality of life, but it’s not a diagnosis that has to upend your life.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

What Causes Overactive Bladder?

It happens to many of us, but why? Here are some details about what’s going on.

Urologic Conditions & Diseases

Half of Older Women Suffer Incontinence

Nearly half of older American women have urinary incontinence, but many have not talked to a doctor about it.

Menopause & Aging Well

Q&A With a Bladder

Although bladder problems are more common than you'd suspect—more than 40 million American women experience sensitive bladders and bladder leaks—it's a somewhat taboo topic. Women are hesitant or embarrassed to discuss it, or, if they do, it's often in hush-hush tones.

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