Bladder infection is caused by a bacterial infection. It is usually confused with Urinary Tract Infection. The main bacterium responsible for bladder infection is Escherichia coli. This is introduced into the urethra where it travels to the bladder and multiplies causing the bladder to swell. These … [Read more...]
What Is Incontinence And Its Causes
Incontinence is the inability of the body to control excretions. Holding urine within the bladder or keeping feces within the rectum are forms of incontinence. It is in those terms many are not accustomed to. Conditions that affect this complication cause the uncontrolled release of … [Read more...]
Why does urinary frequency increase as we age?
Some age related changes such as wrinkles and gray hair are obvious but others happen inside the body hence not easily noticeable. Understanding these changes will help you to know how to cope with your aging body. A common concern among aging people is why they experience an increased urinary … [Read more...]
Causes and Treatment of Enuresis
Enuresis also known as bedwetting or urinary incontinence is a common condition especially among young children which is often a sign of an immature, developing bladder. About 15% of children over 3 years and 10% over 5 wet their bed occasionally. Though the exact cause of enuresis is unknown, the … [Read more...]
What Can I Give My Kids Who Have Bladder Infection?
A bladder infection simply is a bacterial infection within your bladder. Some people call it a urinary tract infection (UTI). It refers to bacterial infection anywhere in your urinary tract, like the kidneys, bladder, urethra, or the ureters. Whereas majority of cases of bladder infection suddenly … [Read more...]
Is There Such Thing As An Herbal Diuretic?
Diuretics are substances that increase the production of urine, which helps the body lose excess water from the blood stream. Diuretics are prescribed to those who are experiencing water retention due to hypertension, heart diseases, liver disorders, premenstrual syndrome, sciatica - all of which … [Read more...]
The 7 Health Benefits of Cranberry
Cranberries are red, small berries that have a tart taste. There are many health benefits that come with this tiny fruit. You can eat the whole berry, drink its juice, or take its supplement forms. Here is a list of seven main benefits of cranberry. 1. Treats UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) Its … [Read more...]
How D-mannose Can Help Fight Bacterial Infections Within The Bladder
Can Cranberry Defend The Bladder From Infection?
Can drinking a glass of cranberry juice actually protect against urinary tract infections? It is said that that Urinary Tract Infections or UTIs can be prevented with the help of cranberries. No doubt, these berries are delicious and tart, but the question is, are they … [Read more...]