The 3 components everyone should know about recurrent UTIs
Your urogenital health (that is, your vaginal health and bladder health) is all related.
Dr. Carrie Aisen is a San Diego-based urologist focused on evidence-based medicine....
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Antibiotic resistance is becoming an increasingly dangerous issue that can affect all...
Determining urinary frequency needs to take into account volume of fluid, type...
UTIs can become a big problem for women starting in menopause, and...
Recurrent UTIs, or persistent UTIs/ Embedded UTIs, are distinctly different from one-off...
Why do some people get more UTIs than others? Learn more about...
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Determining urinary frequency needs to take into account volume of fluid, type of fluid, diet, bowel pattern, stress/social factors, medication and the skeletal muscles of your pelvic floor, all of which affect urination.
Pelvic floor therapy includes a series of exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor and can help with urinary health issues.
UTIs can be a bummer for a lot of reasons, but one side effect that can be particularly surprising—and unpleasant—is light bladder leakage.
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Evidence says that, yes, physical therapy can help prevent recurring UTIs.
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Antibiotic resistance is becoming an increasingly dangerous issue that can affect all of us.
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From anecdotal, clinical, and survey data, you can get a UTI in a few different ways.
You are not alone if you think you are getting too many urinary tract infections (UTIs). Frequent (or recurrent) UTIs are common, especially in women.
How bacteria use biofilms to protect themselves from antibiotics, the immune system, and cause recurring UTIs that are difficult to fight.
Let’s be clear – leakage of urine is not a normal part of aging. Incontinence is a very common problem that affects up to 25% of women.
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Dr. Carrie Aisen is a San Diego-based urologist focused on evidence-based medicine. Dr. Aisen received her MD from Columbia University.
Doctors prescribe prophylactic antibiotics to guard patients from bacteria that cause UTIs, but, what’s the catch?
There are many available methods for testing for urinary tract infections (UTIs). This is an overview of the current approaches to testing.