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The Pain of UTIs

December 26, 2016

UTIs. The razorblade-like pain and the pressure…it’s just so uncomfortable. Many of us know these symptoms well; it is the second-most common infection in the body. 50% of woman will have at least one Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), and 20% will have more than one. Men, your risk of UTIs is much lower, but if you do get one they can be much more serious. The best medicine is preventative medicine. Keeping a balance of good bacteria in the body…

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Cheers to a Happy Bladder

December 22, 2016

Why is it that women are more likely to get UTIs throughout their lifetime compared to men? It may just come down to the fact that women are born with a shorter urethra (duct from bladder) than men. Therefore, bacteria are more likely to succeed in causing infections due to the shorter travel distance. What a disadvantage! Burning sensation when urinating, foul odor, or frequent urge to urinate are no strangers to those who’ve suffered from UTIs. Girlfriends, why put…

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Say Goodbye to that Darn UTI!

November 20, 2016
UTI

Written by guest blogger: Jill Anenberg Lawrence www.jillanenberg.com I know, I know, you wish you were talking about Justin Timberlake’s new song, “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” Unfortunately, that’s the phrase you’re using to describe your UTI to the Doctor. How did you even get this bacteria brothel in your bladder? Most females can’t help but blurt out “cranberry juice and yogurt” before you even finish T-I. So what are the sure-fire symptoms you’re cha-cha is on fire with a urinary…

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Fall Essentials: Cranberries

November 6, 2016
Cranberries

Cranberries – we add them to baking, make juice out of them, and make them a part of our seasonal celebrations as we give thanks over the holidays. Fall may be cranberry season in North America, but the uses of these bright berries go far beyond. Aside from being a good source of fiber and vitamin C, and a great source of antioxidants, cranberries are prized for their ability to support healthy urinary tract function. How? They contain naturally occurring…

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