13 Alternative Therapies for Overactive Bladder Relief

Alternative Therapies for Overactive Bladder

No one treatment cures overactive bladder (OAB). You may need to use a combination of therapies. Using alternative therapies in addition to, or instead of, conventional treatments may help to reduce irritability of bladder tissues, decrease urgency and lessen episodes of incontinence as well as toning the musculature of your pelvis and reducing stress related to OAB.

Let’s take a look at the most effective alternative and complementary therapies for OAB.

1. Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine can provide soothing relief if you suffer from OAB. I think herbal teas are the most effective ways to administer herbs for the treatment of OAB, but glycerites and herb capsules are also useful. Cornsilk, valerian, burdock, black haw, nettle, horsetail, pumpkin seed, cleavers and marshmallow relieve discomfort, tone the bladder, and decrease urinary frequency.

You May Also Like
Managing Emotional Impacts on OAB

Well, its official. Your symptoms aren’t going to “just go away.” There is no pill…

Continue Reading →