Does Cranberry Really Prevent Bladder Infections Part 2

Bacteria migrating to the bladder from the colon are thought to be the cause of some bladder infections. Probiotics have been theorized to help prevent bladder infections by reducing the population of dangerous bacteria in the digestive tract. (more…)

May 8th, 2012 - Posted in Infections | | Comments Off

Does Cranberry Really Prevent Bladder Infections Part 1

Native Americans used cranberry for the treatment of kidney and bladder diseases. Today, many women with frequent bladder infections use cranberry in the hopes of preventing the next recurrence. However, the evidence that cranberry works for this purpose is surprisingly weak. (more…)

May 8th, 2012 - Posted in Infections | | Comments Off