Overactive bladder: Is there a link to the metabolic syndrome in men?

  title={Overactive bladder: Is there a link to the metabolic syndrome in men?},
  author={Michael Kirby and Adrian S Wagg and Linda Cardozo and Christopher Key Chapple and david M. Castro-d{\'i}az and Dirk de Ridder and Montserrat Espu{\~n}a-Pons and François Haab and Con Kelleher and Heinz Koelbl and Ian Milsom and Philip E. V. Van Kerrebroeck and Mark Vierhout and Stefano Salvatore and Andrea Tubaro},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  volume={29 8},
It is becoming increasingly clear that a variety of metabolic, cardiovascular, and endocrine factors contribute to male pelvic health. In particular, a growing body of evidence suggests a relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms, benign prostatic hyperplasia, overactive bladder, erectile dysfunction, and the metabolic syndrome. This article explores these relationships, focusing on the role of the autonomic nervous system and hyperinsulinemia, together with their implications for… CONTINUE READING
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