By: Joe Graedon October 4, 2018 56 Comments
    What Can You Do To Prevent Recurrent Urinary Tra…

    Have you ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI)? The symptoms are unpleasant, to put it mildly. First, you may feel a tremendous urge to pee. And when you do urinate, the burning sensation can be un…

    By: Joe Graedon July 12, 2018 49 Comments
    A New FDA Warning About Serious Fluoroquinolone …

    We can hardly believe that once again the Food and Drug Administration is warning about fearsome complications from antibiotics like Cipro and Levaquin. Serious fluoroquinolone side effects have been …

    By: Terry Graedon December 19, 2016 18 Comments
    Is There a Benefit from Cranberry Pills?

    Cranberry juice has long been believed to have special powers for preventing urinary tract infections such as cystitis. Although its effects were long classified as folklore, some studies demonstrate …

    By: Terry Graedon October 17, 2016 20 Comments
    What Can You Do for Interstitial Cystitis?

    Most people have never heard of interstitial cystitis, a condition in which urination is exceedingly painful although the urge to urinate is very frequent. The cause of this condition isn't clear, so…

    By: Joe Graedon January 5, 2015 12 Comments
    Cranberry, D-Mannose & Probiotics for Cysti…

    Q. I had never had a urinary tract infection (UTI) until I was 65 years old. Then I had two within a few months of each other. When I saw the urologist about this unwelcome development, she recommende…

    By: Joe Graedon December 30, 2010 6 Comments
    Can You Catch Cystitis From Whirlpool Bath?

    Q. My mother-in-law has a Jacuzzi bathtub that she really enjoys and uses several times per week. She has had several urinary tract infections. Could the Jacuzzi be the cause of these infections? I am…