Oregano oil is truly a remarkable little miracle herb. Research studies confirm oregano oil benefits a variety of conditions, but its most impressive use involves its ability to fight a variety of infections. Oregano oil is such a powerful home remedy, it may very well be the … Read More
Because kidney pain location is frequently focused in the upper back, it’s easy to mistake kidney pain for upper back pain. But kidney pain isn’t related to muscular issues, or to other causes of back pain, such as the pinched nerve that can trigger spinal stenosis … Read More
Drinking plenty of fluids has been among the top recommended strategies for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs). But how much water is enough? Drinking an additional three pints of water a day may keep the urinary tract infection (UTI) away, at least for women who are prone, … Read More
Every year, my grandma makes three cranberry dishes to serve alongside our Thanksgiving turkey: a pureed cranberry sauce, a whole-fruit sauce, and a cranberry relish. And the days following, the family enjoys turkey sandwiches with those cranberry leftovers as a special, once-a-year condiment.
Cranberries are a common food … Read More
An infection can occur almost anywhere in the genitourinary system. In fact, urinary tract infections are so common, they’ve been branded with a widely used abbreviation: UTI. Scrotal infections such as epididymitis aren’t as common as UTIs and haven’t earned a convenient abbreviation, but they can be … Read More
If you find yourself tired all the time, you may suspect a sleep disorder. And while that’s a wise place to start, there may be other reasons for your daytime tiredness.
“Fatigue and sleepiness are two different things,” explains clinical psychologist Jennifer Martin, PhD, David Geffen School … Read More
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common, embarrassing, and inconvenient problem that has a significant impact on our social, physical, and emotional well-being. In the United States, it affects up to 1 in 2 women and 1 in 6 men. Absorbent products make life bearable by soaking up urine, protecting clothing, … Read More
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection in the urethra, bladder, ureters, or kidneys and is the most common bacterial infection in women. The majority of UTIs occur in the bladder, a condition known as cystitis. Infection occurs when bacteria, most commonly Escherichia coli (which normally inhabit the … Read More