A woman doing OAB Kegel exercises on the floor
Angela Finlay
Angela Finlay
May 1, 2019
The muscles in your pelvis are responsible for movement, control, and support of your bladder and bowels. OAB Kegel exercises will help strengthen them.

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Overactive Bladder and Sleep

Eight Ways to Sleep Better With Overactive Bladder

While you may have gained control over your daytime symptoms, things can go awry with overactive bladder and sleep once your head hits the pillow.
by Angela Finlay on March 18, 2019
Coping With OAB

The Importance of Coping Skills for OAB

Coping skills are thoughts or behaviors that reduce or eliminate something undesirable. These skills will help when it comes to coping with OAB.
by Eric Patterson on January 21, 2019
Dry Mouth

Coping With Dry Mouth Caused by Overactive Bladder Medication

There are a few ways to relieve dry mouth and keep your OAB at bay without consuming extra water with some simple lifestyle changes.
by Olivia Robbin on March 26, 2018
Bladder Diary

How to Make Your Own Bladder Journal

If you are having symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB), then you need to be proactive and document your findings in a bladder diary.
by Olivia Robbin on February 26, 2018
How to Retrain Your Bladder for OAB

How to Retrain Your Bladder for OAB

Need to learn how to retrain your bladder? You may not be accident-free forever but you’ll feel a whole lot better once you’ve learned this technique!
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 1, 2017
Overactive Bladder Support

Why You Need a Strong Support System When You Have OAB

OAB can be incredibly stressful. Overactive bladder support in all its forms can help you feel more positive and even help keep your symptoms under control.
by Eric Patterson on October 31, 2016
Dealing With Anxiety and OAB

Dealing With Anxiety and OAB

Unfortunately, OAB often travels in an intertwined relationship with anxiety. Learn how the two interact and how to manage your anxiety and OAB.
by Eric Patterson on September 7, 2016
Infographic oab spoon theory infographic

Understanding OAB and the Spoon Theory

If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on March 7, 2016
Helpful Products

Helpful Products for OAB

Besides medication and bladder training techniques, there are helpful products that you can use to keep your bladder healthy and avoid OAB symptoms.
by Brenda Vanta on February 25, 2015

Coping With OAB Embarrassment

There are ways to approach OAB and avoid embarrassment. Here are some tips on getting it under control so you can enjoy life again.
by Yvonne Banks on January 28, 2015