Most women will experience cystitis or a urinary tract infection (UTI) at least once in their lifetime. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, caused mostly by E.coli bacteria.* Women are more susceptible to recurring cystitis or UTIs due to the shorter length of the urethra. Symptoms of cystitis or UTIs may include: Frequent need to […]

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I am a woman in my late 20s and suffer from recurring urinary tract infections. I normally resort to a course of antibiotics to clear up the infection but would now like to try some natural remedies. Do you have some suggestions for me? With thanks. KA. THE EDITOR REPLIES: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur […]

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The urinary tract has a vitally important function, but it usually does its job every day without us even thinking about it. We tend to take this essential system for granted – until something goes wrong, that is. You may be surprised at how often problems, particularly infections, affect the urinary tract. It’s estimated that […]

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