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overactive

(ō′vər-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Active to an excessive or abnormal degree: an overactive pituitary gland; an overactive imagination.

o′ver·ac·tiv′i·ty n.
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Rise in prevalence of these diseases and rapid increase in the global geriatric population are inducing high demand for effective treatment of overactive bladder, which in turn is propelling the growth of the global overactive bladder treatment market.
Medications also can affect thyroid function--for example, amiodarone (Corderone[R], Pacerone[R]), which treats heart arrhythmias, can induce both an overactive and underactive thyroid.
Brown, a 54-year-old post-menopausal female, presents with overactive bladder symptoms.
Conclusion: Treating benign prostatic hyperplasia in combination with overactive bladder with tamsulosin in combination with solifenacin is more effective than tamsulosin, without significantly increasing adverse reactions.
How widespread are the symptoms of an overactive bladder and how are they managed?
Overactive bladder is a symptomatic condition, with the main symptom being a sense of urgency Today, the terms OB and overactive detrusor (OD) are used interchangeably in the wrong way OD is defined as the occurrence of involuntary detrusor contractions during the filling of the bladder by ICS (2,4).
When your body has a depleting level of hormones, your metabolism will slow, causing weight gain; whereas those ramped up from an overactive thyroid will become over-efficient and result in loss.
Overactive bladder is defined as urinary urgency with or without urge incontinence frequently associated with urinary frequency and nocturia.
Pompano Beach, FL, September 07, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Award-winning morning show The Balancing Act[R] on the Lifetime[R] Channel will feature advancements in treating two conditions -- cancer and overactive bladder - as part of the “Health Matters” programming; plus viewers will hear about an airline loyalty program that benefits all travelers on Friday, September 12th at 7:00 a.m.
Research: Overactive bladder (OAB) has become an increasing field of interest.
The case study above illustrates several important issues related to overactive bladder (OAB): the significant impact on quality of life (QOL), the emotional toll, and the paradoxical delay in years for patients to seek treatment.