Urinary tract infections are one of the most common type of bacterial infections in the United States, and are responsible for approximately 8.1 million visits to healthcare providers each year. While women are often the ones who are more concerned with getting urinary tract infections, and are more likely to suffer from them, a new report shows that it may, in fact, be men who have more to fear. According to Henry Ford Hospital urologists, older men who contract urinary …Read more
A bladder infection is an extremely uncomfortable condition that can affect the lower urinary tract, and more than 50 percent of all women will suffer from at least one bladder infection at some point in their life. The traditional treatment method for bladder infections is a course of antibiotics; however, taking antibiotics can cause a range of other unwanted health problems, including a higher risk of contracting other infections. The following natural remedies can help to encourage bladder health, reduce …Read more
Are you always the first person during a car trip in need of a pee break? Do you find it hard to sleep through the night without waking up for a visit to the loo? Urinary requirements and urinary habits are both indicative of your overall bladder health and below is a list of 4 common urinary behaviors and bladder health issues that they may signify.
1. You Urinate “Too” Often
The average person (drinking approximately 2 liters of liquid …Read more
It is an embarrassing problem for a great number of women. Bladder issues plague women young and old alike, but it seems to be as a woman gets up in age, her likelihood of having such issues comes to the forefront considerably more.
When a woman loses control of her bladder it is referred to as “female urinary incontinence”. This is where the embarrassment comes in. What female urinary incontinence means to women is the partial or complete loss of …Read more