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Best Homeopathic Remedies for an Overactive Bladder

What is an Overactive Bladder?

An overactive bladder refers to a condition where there is a frequent, sudden and unstoppable urge to urinate. This urge to urinate may occur only during the day or during the night; or both. The urinary bladder is a sac-like muscular organ. It stores urine produced by the kidneys until it passes out of the body through the urethra. When the urinary bladder fills up completely, there is an exchange of a series of nerve signals between the urinary bladder, the brain, and the pelvic floor. The coordination between these nerve signals makes the detrusor muscle of the bladder contract, the pelvic floor and the external sphincter of the bladder relax, and helps the urine to drain out. In the case of an overactive bladder, the bladder muscles contract involuntarily and make the person feel the need to pass urine even when the bladder is only slightly filled. The problem with an overactive bladder can be treated very effectively with homeopathy. The homeopathic treatment for an overactive bladder helps by curing the cause of the problem. The selection of medicines for an overactive bladder should be made based on a complete symptom picture of the individual case. This treatment is completely safe and works wonderfully to give symptomatic relief to the patient.

What are the Causes of an Overactive Bladder?

The exact cause for an overactive bladder is not known. However, the chances of getting an overactive bladder increase with age. Other risk factors include obesity, menopause, an enlarged prostate gland, and poorly controlled diabetes. Intake of alcohol and caffeine may worsen the symptoms of an overactive bladder. Some of the other conditions and factors contributing to the symptoms of an overactive bladder are an increase in fluid intake, urinary tract infections, bladder stones, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and medicines that increase urinary output.

Symptoms of an Overactive Bladder

The primary symptom of an overactive bladder is a sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate. Other symptoms include a frequent desire to urinate and an involuntary passage of urine, also known as urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence in cases of an overactive bladder is mainly urge incontinence; which means the involuntary passage of urine that occurs when a person does not promptly attend to the sudden, strong urge to urinate.

Homeopathic Treatment for an Overactive Bladder

Some of the top medicines for the homeopathic treatment for an overactive bladder are Kreosotum, Lycopodium Clavatum, Merc Sol, Causticum, Phosphoric Acid, Equisetum Hyemale, and Sepia Succus. A patient should avoid self-medication and consult a physician for the homeopathic treatment for an overactive bladder.

1. Kreosotum – Homeopathic Medicine for an Overactive Bladder with a Sudden Urge to Urinate

Kreosotum is an effective homeopathic medicine for an overactive bladder with a sudden urge to urinate. In such cases, the patient needs to hurry to urinate whenever the urge arises. The frequency of urination is also high. Usually, urine is also highly offensive. Kreosotum is also used in cases where there is involuntary urination on lying down or on coughing.

2. Lycopodium Clavatum – Homeopathic Medicine for an Overactive Bladder with Frequent Urination at Night

Lycopodium Clavatum is an effective homeopathic medicine for an overactive bladder in cases of frequent urination at night. The quantity of urine in such cases is also very high. There is a feeling of bearing down on the bladder region along with the need to wake up at night because of the urge to urinate. Stitching pain in the bladder is also present in some cases. Lycopodium Clavatum is also helpful in cases of an overactive bladder in males suffering from prostate enlargement.

3. Merc Sol – Homeopathic Medicine for an Overactive Bladder with Frequent Urination During the Day and Night

Merc Sol is an excellent homeopathic medicine for an overactive bladder in cases where there is frequent urination during the day and at night. Every time the urge to urinate arises, the person has to hurry. Any delay causes the urine to leak involuntarily. The urine flow may be scanty or profuse. In some cases, there is a feeling of soreness in the bladder.

4. Causticum – Homeopathic Medicine for an Overactive Bladder with Involuntary Passage of Urine or Urinary Incontinence

Causticum is a beneficial homeopathic medicine for an overactive bladder in cases where there is an involuntary flow of urine. This symptom can cause a lot of problems when it occurs at night or if the patient is walking. Causticum also helps in strengthening the bladder sphincter and in controlling urinary incontinence.

5. Phosphoric Acid and Equisetum Hyemale – Homeopathic Medicine for an Overactive Bladder with Frequent and Profuse Urination

Phosphoric Acid and Equisetum Hyemale are good homeopathic medicines for an overactive bladder in cases of frequent and large quantities of urination. Phosphoric Acid is helpful when a person passes large amounts of clear, watery urine, mostly at night. Weakness may also occur. Equisetum Hyemale is useful when there is a constant feeling of fullness in the urinary bladder. The person passes a large quantity of urine very often, but the fullness is not relieved. Sometimes urine is passed involuntarily both in the day and at night.

6. Sepia Succus – Homeopathic Medicine for an Overactive Bladder in Females

Sepia Succus is a good homeopathic treatment for an overactive bladder in women. It is useful when a female has a sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate. There is a constant bearing down sensation above the pubis. In most cases, the urine is foul smelling and may contain sediments.

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  1. ANIRBAN PAUL says:

    I have frequent urination problem during day and night, flow of urine is mixed, sometimes scanty, sometimes profuse. Feeling sores with every urge. Urine routine and culture all negative. PSA 1.5, blood sugar 110 (fasting). Taking Flowdart plus post TURP in 2013 & as per doctor after slight enlargement of Prostate found during USG in Nov, 2018
    Please suggest food and medicine as I am spending sleepless nights.
    -ANIRBAN PAUL, Male, 58, weight 64 kgs.
    WhatsApp 7001920568

  2. Vinod Kumar Chourasia says:

    I have an overactive bladder for the last two years. However my symptoms got worse in the last few months and l got up sometime 10 times at night and also go to the toilet a lot during the daytime.
    Which homeopathic medicine can help?
    Thank you,
    Please reply.

  3. Rosalia Christine Schwanberg says:

    I have an overactive bladder for about 16 years! However my symptons got worse in the last year and I get up sometime 11 times at night and also go to the toilet a lot during the day.

    Which remedy can help?
    Thank you.

    • I am an 85 year old woman who has a nocturnal bladder problem. Wake up to urinate about 3 or 4 hours after falling asleep and then can’t back to sleep. Also in Stage 3 kidney disease. I try not to drink any fluids for 3 or 4 hours before bedtime. I would very much appreciate it if you would suggest a remedy for me.

      Thank You.

  4. Hi ,

    I am M 29 years old having overactive baldder problem from last 4 year, All test ok, no problem but only frequent urination day and night. Can someone please help with good homeopathy.

  5. I am 58 years female.My urine incontinence started after my menopause.Since I am diabetic (well under control-hba1c always between 5.8-6.2) and also hypertensive I have been advised at least half an hour of walk which I can’t do.Before30 minutes I have to rush back home. It has become a nuisance.Please advice me homeopathic medicine for my problem at the earliest.
    Regards Jyoti

  6. I am 75 year old having the problem of overactive bladder with frequent urination time being 45 minutes to an hour mostly during the day.Quantity is some time scanty and sometime profuse.There is burning urination also. Kindly suggest some effective medicine.

  7. P C Sharma says:

    Dear sir
    I am a 32 years old men and suffering from frequent urination problum from last 15 to 20 years. In this i pass little bit around 10 to 50 ml with a weak flow. I can hold urine and not have any burning sensetion or UTI problem. I feel to pass urine after urination and pass 2-3 drops of urine by pressuring my bladder.
    Its higly shocking for me that same problum enterd in my sons life he was good till the age of 7 years but now as he become 8 years old suddenly he feel to pass urine after passing urine and goes many times for give any solution both

    • ask dr gaurav arora in sood bhawan sector 10 panchkula..i had same problem but he has done good treatment..go and ask him…

  8. N. Q. Qureshi says:

    I am 26 years old female, married
    I had UTI few months back for which I took antibiotics, it’s cured now proscribe to me by a doctor
    Now the problem is that my bladder is weak, I have an urge to constantly pee
    Also the unitary track aches and I can’t hold back pee for long periods of time because of the constant urge and also because of the pain but I didn’t have that problem before the UTI treatment

  9. rakesh dullu says:

    Hello Dr Sharma.
    M mother in law is 82 year old active lady with long standing treatment for Atrial Fibrillation with Diltiazem , Warfarin and Digoxin going.
    She has for many years been having Overactive bladder. currently she uses adult diapers. Now she has the problem increasing in frequency and severity.
    Please suggest an effective remedy for her.

    I am an allopathic doctor but have faith in Homeopathy also.

  10. Abhishek Raj says:

    Sir I am suffering from a long term myelitis C5C6C7D1D2D3 from 2014 March and I still unable to hold urine and problems of frequent urination and there is no force in urine and I use diaper in night and urgency problem also occurs many times please suggest medicine to overcome from this problem

  11. Sir mere father ko overactive blader ki problem h unko cic karni padti khud se 16fr ka catheter dal k urine karna padta h 6hrs par kyu ki jab unhe urine hota h tab pvr bach jata h 600ml tak koi upay bataiye plz sir

  12. Narasimhaiah D says:

    I am having a problem of sudden urge of urination uncontroleble and wetting under wears. Used alopethic medicines like Solifencin succinate (Bispec 5 ) and no improvement noticed Please advice me the remedy by homeopathy medicine. Postrate enlargement is mild . no diabatics and kidneys are normal.

  13. Paramjit Kalkat says:

    Hello Dr. sharma please help me for my bladder problem urine is always negative but urine frequency never go way My Dr, said it is instertits cystitis please help me to solve my problem thanks

  14. Tina Miles says:

    i have an over active bladder due to fibromyalgia , some times it is very troublesome at night and some times not , during the day iv always got a thirst fibro thirst i drink decaff tea that has helped iv also stopped taking sugar in it , my trouble is mostly after iv passed urine i sit and stand several times after also lean forward trying to get every last drop ,but there is always a little drop more , iv tried doing pelvic floor lifts but it always leaves me with back pain , i have put weight on since fibro iv tried several diets none work , i do fast daily between 16 /and 20 hrs , i have been using cbd oil which has helped several of my fibro symptoms , but i used a new one for a couple of weeks which made everything over work bladder included , so now i am trying to calm everything down again

  15. Md. Zahir Hossain says:

    Dear sir.
    My mother 65 Years old about 10 Years she is suffering from frequent urination at day at night. She has no diabetic but she has no uterus and gallbladder since 15 Years. Many Urologist give her medicìne and exercise but not cured at all finally they advised us for TOT operation but my mother is not agree. Please sir advise me what medicìne we Will use. Please sir try to help me.
    Wìth best and regards.


    Dear Dr. Sharma,
    I am 48 years old and my periods stopped. After taking USG pelvis scan, everything appears normal. Blood test also normal.
    Dr said it is due to menopause
    I have the urge incontinence/overactive bladder problem every night, and wake up every 2 hours or so, and of course it is too late to make it to the bathroom. I’m presently taking KREOSOTUM 30 and CANTHARIS 30 three times each daily for the past Two months. Ifeel a 50%relief only. I feel now the situation is going to be as before. Kindly advise me the medicine I am taking is correct or not. If not kindly advise the new prescription

  17. Shashank sharma says:

    My urnie is very low flow and sometimes blood and blood clots and white mucous also comes with it and having a pain during urinate it continuosly passes in undergarments but I cannot urinate properly and 20 t0 30 times i need to urinate my urinary bladder is distented. Please prescribe any remedy best if possibile

  18. Very frequently go for urination during day and night. No pain during urination. I have to go for urination after one hiur interval

    • Rupam Sengupta says:

      I am amazed to see that he did not write something on gelsemium. You can take gelsemium 1m kali phos 12X .. first of all find out the reason..if you don’t have blood sugar and urine is like watery and profuse then gelsemium works great..if alcohol or some kind of medicines are the reason behind it then gelsemium works good..

  19. I am 82 yr old male suffering from frequence urgency of urine for 10 yrs slowly increasing for past 1 yr now idebeloped leaking prostate is normal
    suggest treatment of homeopathic . drugs ihope it is avaible
    thanks sugar snd bp is well controlled

  20. I have a problem at night go every hour, I drink most of my liquid in the morning. I am 68 like to know what can i take, cranberry help a little

  21. kamal basu says:

    I am 79 yrs old and generally in good health.I take BP medicines, calcium,urimax regularly.I am facing the urge to urinate mostly at night and at times during day time.The bladder control is greatly reduced.There is no irritation or inflammation.

  22. Elizabeth says:

    Dear Dr. Sharma,

    I have the urge incontinence/overactive bladder problem every night, and wake up every 2 hours or so, and of course it is too late to make it to the bathroom. I did have a very minor stroke a few years ago, and the bladder problem started about two months after that. I did try the Causticum, and a few other combination remedies but none worked. I do not get much sleep at night, and cannot take a nap during the day because of family demands, and also if I lay down during the day, or sit down more than an hour and a half the same urge incontinence problem happens. I did see a Urologist, and he claims I have urge incontinence, and prolapse. I believe in Homeopathic remedies, and have used them for various other issues with success. I really feel desperate, and I am very hopeful that you will be able to help me. I am quite active, and in fairly good shape.

    Thank you so very much.

  23. hello,today I face this problem of more frequent urination. I am a diabetic and hypertension patient. I am taking hypertension medicine and sugar medicine in homeopathic .my sugar is under control not more than 7.and blood pressure also no swelling in any part of body or pain
    last week I got food poison now its ok can you tell me any treatment for this over active bladder. my age is 60

  24. I am 42 male I two problems please advice.
    1. I can’t control the urge of urine once it starts it’s tough to hold even for few minutes in case I have told it start sweeting or water in eyes and I feel as if it’s leaking beyond in control.

    2. I discharge with a minute or half while having sex some time even during the forplay now i feel that erection is also not that hard. My wife has already lost her interest in having sex and remains usatisfied which leads to constant tension.

    Life style
    Hardly takes fruit
    Love non-veg food
    No physical work
    Stress levels r high as I am job less most of the time n she is working
    I have craving for sweet food
    We don’t eat spicy food

  25. Karn kaushal says:

    Dear sir,
    I am 22 year old currently undergraduate student. I have problem of overactive bladder. I need to go to toilet with interval of 30-45 minutes from past 3.5 years. I have taking allopathic medicines from a urologist from past 6 months but no improvement seen. Kindly advise some medicine. I am getting depressed from this problem.kindly help.
    With regards
    Karn Kaushal

  26. Gursharan Singh says:

    I have bladder weakness since very young age. Now I am 62 years old and experience frequent urination, sometimes even after half an hour. At night I have no problem and may not even feel the urge to urinate more than once, or may not even once. I also take allopathic medicines for high blood pressure and find these too have diuretic effect. I tried sabal pentarkan but then also there is high urination frequency and quantity wise. Please help me with the treatment. Many years back I had stone in my kidney which was removed through lithotripsy and then I took some homeopathic medicine and since then no problem. Otherwise I am quite active and in good shape and health. Please suggest me the medicine.

    • Bishawjit kumar shome says:

      Dr sharma I am 46 years old.i have been suffering over active bladder for 2 years. I have 3mm kidney stone in the lower pole of left kidney prostate is light enlarged.please advise me a good homeopathic medicine for me with a good suggestion.

  27. I feel uncontrolled urin urge at an interval of 1 hour approx. Some time at half an hour at any time that may be day and night both. Uncontrolled urin bladder problem . What medicine is advisable .I am not a
    diabetic patient .

  28. My mother is 80 diabetic. She has frequent urination which is uncontrollable. Causing lot of problem to advise course of treatment

  29. palash chatterjee says:

    I am Palash Chatterjee from west bengal, my daughter is 4 and half years old. Last three day we noticed that she is going bathroom frquently. sometimes she pass urine sometimes not. what to do and how to cure? We test urine no infection found.

    Thanks and regards
    Palash chatterjee

  30. Snehangshu bhattacharyya says:

    I have checked several times my sugar level is normal it varies from 90 to 100

  31. Snehangshu bhattacharyya says:

    Dear Dr i am 53 year old and suffering from urge incontinence , from 4 to 5 years i had to go to toilet 8 to 10 times in day and 1 to 2 times at night , 3 times USG done my prostate size is 30 gms . And uroflowmetry done , residual volume of urine 53 ml . Urine culture done , no infection detected . Now from 2 to 3 months when urge of urination starts i can not hold , incontinence happens . After incontinence when I pee , the max vol is 200 ml . But when I pee at morning after full night the vol of urine is 350 ml .My doctor given me causticum 1M 4 drops every after 2 days , kali phos 6x 4 tabs 4 times daily and sabal serrulata 15 drops 3 times daily . But no effect . Please suggest the proper medicine for me . I will be ever grateful if I can get rid of this problem .

  32. Vijaya Saran says:

    I am a 21 year old female suffering from constant urge to urinate since last six months. The urge is there even when i have just used the bathroom. There is no leakage of urine. I can hold the urine for however long i want . All tests have come clear except for very low vitamin D level.

  33. Dr Sharma
    I am 82 yr old male symptoms of hyperactive bladder for almost 10 yrs bt nw sympt0ms are getting severe
    if i try to hold leakage sphhicters are weak so leakage
    can you suggest homeopathis medicine so far i have not taken any any medicineii
    i can pay

  34. KPVarshney says:

    I am 72 mail. I am suffering from frequent urination from the time when I was only 14 years old. At that time due to shame I did not do any treatment . When I was 40 I went to doctors I am taking treatment from age of 40 but no relief. In 2010 Dr operated my prostate which was only 40 grams . But still now I am having frequent urination about 25 times day and night.
    I may add that I whole life suffered from pre matured ejaculation. My quality of life is hell. I am having stool problem also. I am never saified that my rectum is clear . I go to stool about 8 times a day. Stool is sticky adhering to pot and anus. I am 70 kg and height is 5’5″.
    Please send me the medicine by corier with condition of payment or give the bank details where I can pay.

  35. Brightness Mbele says:

    Dear Doctor, I have an over active bladder due to spine TB.Dr prescribed medication viscare and my problem i dont taje chemical medication and this one has a lot of sude effects. PLEASE advise me where to get best herbs or homeopath medicine for overactive bladder. I am on a wheelchair chair.

  36. Sir,
    I am suresh, 37 years old.I have frequent urination problem for 6 years.I have no diabetes. Through out the day I need to go for urination at least for every 45 minutes. In night before sleeping I need to go as many times. In night after sleep I may need to go 1 or 2 times. If I continue to not sleep I need to go for urination till I sleep.
    please help me in this issue.


  37. I wake up many times during the night with an urgency to pee. I have a slightly enlarged prostate. the flow is good, I empty the bladder pretty well. What can I use to stop the frequent wake ups at night? I would be glad to call for a consultation if you think that would be helpful.

  38. 5 to 10 minutes I have to rush to wash room.
    Passed urin by forced.
    Urin bladder nack high.
    Pls advices.


  39. Sir
    Namaste since aug to oct of this year I got recurrent UTI for 3 Times and I had a small 4 mm stone in RK. Now I am suffering urgency frequency and small leakage.yet I am using homeo med for last month are THUJA CONIUM Sir TIG and observed lil relief in urge and other .
    but is this due to OAB and pls suggest me a med sir

  40. Desu Narasimhaiah says:

    Dear Sir
    I am having problem of urine urgency and frequency. suddenly feeling of urine passage arises and control becomes difficult and sometimes control is lost. problem will be serious in winter and rainy seasons compare to summer. In the afternoon times after one hour of lunch it will be difficult and evan with in 5 to 10 minutes I have to rush to wash room.
    Recently abdomen scanning carried out and and results are Bladder :well distended no calculi Prostate : 30x25x43mm(24Gms).upperlimit of normalsize Right kidney:80x42mm no calculi no hydronephrosis.Left kidney:89x46mm no calculi no hydronephrosis.
    I am at the age of 70 now .Please advice me for homeo medicinefor improvement. Up to now I am using Alopothic treatment and finds no improvent

    • Narasimhaiah D says:

      Dear Sir Ididnot get any remidy for my problem. As requested I have already sent my scanning reports to you by e mail

  41. Rummy arora says:

    My wife age 40 yrs cough and snezzing time urine niklda hai unj v urine control nahi hunda urine tine bauht tez soeed te pajna painda hai please koi best medicine daso

  42. Nurul islam says:

    I have suffered from problems of frequent urination for 2 months (14 times in 24 hours). No fire burned. The color of piss is normal. We tested many. No problem was found. The doctor says over overactive bladder. I want to take homeopathic medicines. Do not you tell me how to eat and name of Medicines? plz sir…………

  43. Hi, my daughter who is 13, has a problem with urinary frequency. She has got an urgent need to go (daytime) even after drinkig only small amounts of water. This makes her life very difficult, especialy during school day. Could you advise which remedy she could take please? Thank you, kind regards Irena Mason




  45. Hello Dr Sharma,
    I have frequent urination been one year i am very disturbed with it, its been one urine i have back pain as well, i took some medicine that was fine but it is started again and my whole time is destroyed now i am so frustrate of it, whenever i came out to the washroom after urinate, within 2 minutes i feel it again and it effects me at night alot please please please advise me something

  46. Masood h khan says:

    I have frequent urination during night and some time in day also ,my sugar is controlled with medicine.
    I am also suffering from enlarged prostate Thai about 35 mm
    Kindly advise.

  47. Abdur Rehman says:

    Dear Doctor,
    I am facing stress incontinence from many years after urinate when i cough sneeze sit lay down some drops of urine come out and sometimes urine drops are little thicker kindly suggests me the medicine i go to many doctors they recommend me ultra sounds but there is nothing in the results no stones nothing else i am really very fadeup due this problem kindly help me

    • Dear Abdur Rahman, you can take causticum 1m single dose weekly until symptoms improve. You can do kregal exercise.


    Dear Dr Sharma, can you please advise me on way out to assist my 7year old daughter recovery gradually from autism. she had mile condition: disturbing concern currently is her inability to control herself for toileting. she still uses pamper. She is yet to eat very well on her own and speak.
    she is hyperactive too which equally affect her concentration to learn consistently.
    thanks for your response

    • Mohan Sharma Khandrika says:

      Dear Dr Sharma:

      I am 62 years. When I was 55 years, I have been operated for an enlarged prostate, and after an year for BNI as the urine flow was not satisfactory. But since then I have been suffering burning pain in urethra before passing urine. When I get gas filled or stools in my recturm, rectum is pressing the prostate gland and I get pain in urethra and urge to urinate either it is day or night which happens in an interval of 1 to 1 1/2 hour frequency. Allopathic doctors are treating it with Alpha blockers and pain killers but I find no permanent relief except temporary. At times I am also getting UTI and treating with antibiotics. Kindly suggest a remedy in homeopathy with dosage to have a satisfactory permanent cure. I will be grateful to your kind respose. Regards, Mohan Sharma

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