More and more people with bladder infections are finding that their antibiotic options to treat the bacteria causing symptoms in their urinary tract are becoming more limited. This trend started years ago and is becoming more worrisome now as more bacteria have developed resistance and instead of being eradicated are clinging to the bladder and multiplying.
As if we needed another reason to improve poultry safety oversight. According to a study published Wednesday, contaminated chicken is a likely cause of urinary tract infections (UTIs). After researchers showed in 2010 that the most common cause of infections – E. coli– could originate in food, scientists in Canada tested meat products for a potential link.From the Los Angeles Times:...more
Recently a friend told me her back was hurting and she couldn’t get comfortable. Along with that, she said she just wasn’t feeling that well. She told another friend who suggested that she see a chiropractor that happened to be very helpful to her when she hurt her back. STOP!! When asking her about her symptoms, I found that her back pain was in her flank area (mid or side back over the kidneys) and with a history of bladder infections, it sounded to me like it had evolved into a kidney infection. I strongly recommended that she see her health care profe...more