Urinary incontinence (UI) and overactive bladder (OAB) all cause urinary difficulties. Urinary incontinence is an involuntary loss of urine control. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, millions of adult Americans experience temporary or chronic urinary incontinence, making it quite common. Urinary incontinence can strike at any age, although women over age 50 are the most likely to develop UI. According to the Urology Care Foundation, as many as 40 percent of women in the United States live with OAB symptoms.
Many women living with symptoms related to urinary incontinence or overactive bladder don't ask for help simply because they are embarrassed, do not know how to talk to their provider about their symptoms or have misconceptions regarding treatment. We encourage you to talk to your UCLA provider regarding an evaluation.
The Center for Women's Pelvic Health at UCLA provides a full range of individualized treatment options for: