Week 3 Theme: Incontinence, OAB and SUI

Welcome to Week 3 of Bladder Health Month! During November, the Foundation will be raising awareness about many conditions that affect the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract, in both men and women. Learn more by viewing and sharing these resources about Incontinence, OAB and SUI.

Loss of Bladder Control Infographic

Male Incontinence Infographic 

Patient Resource Materials

View the materials below and learn more about:

Incontinence

Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

Bladder Cancer Patient Guide
A Patient's Guide to Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

The Foundation's most comprehensive patient resource on SUI, including an overview
of symptoms and treatment options. More SUI and Bladder Health resources are
also available.

OAB Bladder Diary


Overactive Bladder Diary [pdf]

An assessment tool that allows patients to record how much liquid they drink, how
often they urinate and when they experience urine leakage. This piece is also formatted
for easy downloading and printing yourself.

 

Overactive Bladder Assessment Tool
Overactive Bladder Assessment Tool

An assessment tool that allows patients to score their OAB symptoms. 

 

Urinary Incontinence Patient Guide
Incontinence Patient Guide

A  brochure that gives patients an overview of incontinence causes,
diagnosis, and treatment options. 

  

Surgery for Urinary Incontinence


OAB Interactive Patient Guide

This interactive tool will take you through the entire journey from understanding
OAB to taking control and finding treatment.

 

OAB Patient Guide


Overactive Bladder Patient Guide

The Foundation's most comprehensive patient resource on Overactive Bladder, which
includes all  information found in the other Overactive Bladder pieces. Includes a glossary.

 

Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor Muscles


Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

A two-page brochure instructing patients on how to perform Kegel exercises to
strengthen pelvic floor muscles.

UrologyHealth extra® (UHe) articles

Did You Know? OAB vs. SUI
It's Time to Talk About OAB
Overactive Bladder

Blog Posts

What is a Healthy Bladder?
School Bathroom Habits Impact Lifelong Bladder Health
Becca's Story: Life-Changing Treatment

Social Media

Twitter

  • OveractiveBladder affects +33M US adults. Don't allow symptoms to limit you! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2ymkQBw #BladdersMatter
  • OAB isn't a disease - it's the name given to a group of troubling urinary symptoms. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/2ymkQBw #BladdersMatter
  • #SUI impacts 1 in 3 women under the age of 60 and 1 in 2 of all women age 65 and above. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2Et4ahs #BladdersMatter
  • More than 25 million people in the United States experience bladder leakage every day. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2P0TiLR #BladdersMatter 

Facebook

  • More than 33 million adults in the U.S. have #OveractiveBladder. Take control of your Bladder Health. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/2ymkQBw #BladdersMatter
  • The severity of urinary #incontinence ranges from the occasional leaking of urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge or that "gotta go" feeling that's so sudden and strong, you may not make it to the bathroom in time. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2J2WZuN #BladdersMatter
  • Many bladder conditions such as overactive bladder or #OAB can be controlled or corrected through simple lifestyle changes, behavior modifications, oral medication, diet and exercise. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/2ymkQBw #BladdersMatter
  • Raising awareness of bladder health conditions, especially urinary #incontinence is very important as symptoms often go unreported and untreated. Take Control of your Bladder Health. Get the facts: http://bit.ly/2J2WZuN #BladdersMatter

Bladder Health Videos

Taking Control of OAB

View more Foundation Bladder Health videos


Female SUI

View more NAFC Bladder Health videos

 

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