9 Ways to Reduce OAB Embarrassment

Talk About OAB

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2. Talk About OAB

With growing self-acceptance, you can work to reduce the perceived stigma of your condition to the other people in your life. You may be surprised to find that you are most likely judging yourself far harsher than other people are judging you.

OAB is a condition that most people don’t know very much about, and because of this, they will be interested to hear about your experience, trials and tribulations. Lack of information forces people to jump towards conclusions that are incorrect; choose to speak about OAB openly, honesty and genuinely.

The way you present information has a big impact on how it is received. Give your audience information about the condition and how you deal with it. Allow people to ask questions about your symptoms, your hopes and your fears.

The easy thing to do is avoid direct communication for fear that it might be uncomfortable. Communication is difficult to master, but doing it early will help diminish your risk of embarrassment due to misunderstandings.

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