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Urinary Tract Infections

Not All Cranberry Supplements Prevent UTIs

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Taking cranberry supplements has long been recommended to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI), but it’s important to choose th...

13 Endometriosis Symptoms My Doctors Missed

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Bohanan

The crazy and frustrating thing is many of the doctors I saw did uncover symptoms of endometriosis with their exams and tests, they just didn't see their findings through to the end: to the cause of the symptoms and an accurate diagnosis.

Do You Have A UTI? A Flowchart

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Urinary tract infections are the bane of women (and some men!) everywhere. If you've ever had one, you understand the horrifying feeling of urgently h...

This Is When You're Most Likely To Get A UTI

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Severe urinary tract infections spike in the summertime, especially among younger women, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed information on people...

Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About UTIs*

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living

When you have a urinary tract infection, something feels very, very wrong down there. There’s a burning or stinging sensation when you pee, dull ach...

The Pros of Prebiotics

Dr. Veronica Anderson | Posted 07.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Veronica Anderson

By now, most people are aware of the many benefits of probiotic supplementation, including improved digestive health. However, a relatively new area o...

UTIs and Menopause

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to make sense of what's happening to your body during the change? As women transition from their reproductive years into, through and beyond menopause, estrogen levels get lower and the tissues respond. What you may not realize is that you may also be at increased risk for urinary tract infections or UTI's during the change. Here's why.

Bloomberg's Advice For Success: Take As Few Bathroom Breaks As Possible

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on his weekly radio show Friday morning that one of the keys to his success was essentially being chained to his...

How Estrogen Fights Urinary Tract Infections

Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/19/2013 03:09 PM EDT on LiveScience The female hormone estrogen may protect against ...

Women Willing To Delay Antibiotics For UTIs

Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/04/2013 08:30 AM EDT on LiveScience More women than previously thought may be willin...

Metro Operators May Need More Time For Bathroom Breaks

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metrobus drivers are urinating in cups and train operators are using the tracks as a lavatory. The Washington Post reports that Metro tr...

High School: Students Only Allowed 3 Bathroom Breaks Per Semester

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

Parents of students at a suburban Chicago high school are concerned about the possible health risks presented by a new policy penalizing students for ...