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IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

We have posted several times about the efficacy of cranberry juice against Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) [1] Cranberry juice has been accepted by the nutrition and alternative medicine communities as the first line of defense against UTIs [2,3] UTIs affect particularly women, and people who must  use  a wheelchair for mobility. How …Read the Rest

Urinary Tract Infections: Can Probiotics help?

Urinary Tract Infections: Can Probiotics help?

Urinary Tract Infections or UTIs are a common problem for women, but men are not immune. We have posted previously on the topic [1-4]. UTIs are a particularly vexing problem for the wheelchair community, because for most in that category, the bladder does not fully empty out. That goes for …Read the Rest

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Many Urinary Tract Infections  (UTI) are fairly common, particularly for people with conditions or diseases that keep them in a wheelchair such as Spinal cord Injuries or Multiple Sclerosis because individuals may have bladder storage and/or voiding dysfunction [1]. Many times the infections are associated with the use of catheters. …Read the Rest

UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections): Another Study Shows Cranberries Might Help Fight Recurences

UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections): Another Study Shows Cranberries Might Help Fight Recurences

MND: Cranberry or no Cranberry, that is the question…To fight recurrent Urinary Tract Infections, that is. A new French study [1] claims “activity” against UTIs. How does the Cranberry do it?:  It proanthocyanidins (PAC) which helps reduce the adhesion of E. coli bacteria to the urinary tract walls. MND: So, …Read the Rest

About Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

About Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are a common problem for women, although men can get it too. Since the bladder is protected by flushing it through water drinking, the problem is also more frequent in paraplegics, that have a less efficient flushing. Western Medicine: The University of  Of Maryland  has an excellent …Read the Rest

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