Home remedies for urinary tract infections.

One of the reasons why women go see their health care provider is for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). One in five women will develop at least one UTI within her lifetime and, although less common, many men are likely to suffer from one as well. Luckily, there are several home remedies one …

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Cranberry supplements: Do they prevent UTIs?

I get asked quite often if cranberry products (tablets, juice) work to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI). The short answer: YES! Theoretically, cranberries keep bacteria from adhering to the wall of the bladder. The most common bacteria that causes an UTI is E. coli. Researchers have found that two components of a cranberry prevent E. …

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Am I old enough to use a lubricant?

It is a very common misconception that lubricants are reserved for women who are “old” and “frigid.” We challenge this misconception every day. The amount of moisture a woman produces during the arousal phase varies based on many different variables — stress, water intake, caffeine consumption, medical problems, medications, and where they are in their menstrual cycle. …

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