10 Causes of Overactive Bladder



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2. Diabetes

As diabetes advances, and blood sugar goes uncontrolled, nerves around organs can become damaged. This is known as diabetic neuropathy, and it can affect all parts of the body; when it impacts the nerves around the bladder, brain signals that tell your bladder to empty (or not to empty) may go unanswered.

In turn, you can experience urge incontinence, leakage, or you may feel you need to go but aren’t able to expel much urine. Diabetes can also increase your risk of developing urinary tract infections, which will compound the problem.

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