Is This a Good Way to Prevent UTI’s?

Prevent UTI’s In a very interesting article published in NewsMax Health, Dr Suzanne Geerlings, from the Academic Medical Centre at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands, claims that according to her findings in a new study, antibiotics were still better to prevent UTI’s that Probiotics.  The study focused on a certain group of women of […]

Popular Antibiotic No Longer Effective To Treat Chronic Bladder Infections

E.Coli, the main bacteria responsible for most chronic bladder infections, continues to develop resistance to  manufactured antibiotics.  So much so, that the most popular drug used to treat such re-curring UTI’s, Ciprofloxacin, is considered no longer safe for outpatient treatment. This is the conclusion of a study done as reported at George Washington University and […]

Can You Get A UTI From A Jetted Tub?

Can You Get A UTI From A Jetted Tub? I got a call from my daughter-in-law yesterday asking if I could help her with a rental property she owns that she was trying to get ready for a new renter.  Because the previous tenants decided at the last minute not to clean the apartment and forfeit […]

What Are The Symptoms Of A Urinary Tract Infection?

From the American Urological Association, we found a simple and easy to understand explanation answering the question “What are the symptoms of a urinary tract infection.”  Part of the article is as follows and can be found at  What are the symptoms of a urinary tract infection? When you have a urinary tract infection (UTI), the lining of […]

What Causes A Urinary Tract Infection?

The answer to what causes a urinary tract infection is simple.  Bacteria. The most common being E coli, or Escherichia coli.  Your body’s immune system is designed to fend off infections of all kinds, but when your defenses are down, or you are exposed to more bacteria than usual, you can experience  pain or difficulty […]