The association between overactive bladder and diuretic use in the elderly.

@article{Ekundayo2009TheAB,
  title={The association between overactive bladder and diuretic use in the elderly.},
  author={Olaniyi James Ekundayo},
  journal={Current urology reports},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={434-40}
}
Several recent population-based studies have provided insight into the clinical importance and impact of overactive bladder (OAB). Although OAB can affect anyone at any age, the prevalence tends to increase with advancing age. Diuretic use is also common among older adults, as the prevalence of clinical conditions such as hypertension and heart failure requiring its use increases markedly with age. By causing increased formation of urine by the kidneys, diuretics increase urinary frequency and… CONTINUE READING

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