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Overactive bladder and urgency
The bladder is a muscle which contracts to empty the bladder when it is full and you are ready to empty. An overactive bladder means the bladder contracts before it is full. It can sometimes contract when you are not ready (link to bilingual resource)
- Continence Foundation of Australia
- Kidneys and bladder
- Target audience:
- February 2016
- Last reviewed:
- November 2021
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