Urinary Tract Infections in Women
Urinary tract infections in women are the cause for six million office visits per year, and kidney stones cause intense pain. In general, urinary tract infections in women are due to bacteria gaining access to the bladder from the urethra. About 75 percent of the time, urinary tract infections in women are triggered by sexual intercourse, says Nicolette Horbach, MD, associate clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at George Washington University: Some women may only have one in a lifetime, while others are susceptible to recurring infections.
Women with medical problems such as diabetes and multiple sclerosis are at higher risk for infection. Women at risk for sexually transmitted disease are at higher risk for infection. Some other factors that may predispose women to a UTI include nylon underwear or panty hose, and the use of certain perfumes/lotions or bubble baths. In women with frequent infections, the use of cranberry extract or cranberry juice can lead to a decrease in the number of infections. Women who consumed the cranberry juice had almost 50% less bacteria in the urine, a biomarker for UTI.
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common types Urinary tract infections in women are the cause for six million office visits per year, and kidney stones cause intense pain.of infections encountered in medicine today. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more prevalent among women than among men (ratio of 20:1), probably secondary to an anatomically short urethra and its close proximity to the vagina and rectum. Uncomplicated urinary tract infection is a common clinical syndrome that occurs in women with otherwise normal genitourinary tracts. In general, urinary tract infections in women are due to bacteria gaining access to the bladder from the urethra.
In the past, urinary tract infections vaccines were administered vaginally in the form of a liquid vaccine. Several problems were associated with thei ntravaginal administration of liquid urinary tract infections vaccine. Further according to the present invention, there is provided a suppository-based vaccine delivery system for the prophylaxis against urogenital infectious diseases, such as urinary tract infections whereinthe vaccine is in contact with the vaginal mucous membrane for asufficient period of time to enhance the immune response. The suppository-based vaccine delivery system according to the present invention allows the vaccine to be in contact with the vaginal mucous membrane for a sufficient period of time to enhance the immune response. Most of the patients with recurrent urinary tract infections can be treated successfully with continuous low-dose prophylaxis.
Treatment of urinary tract conditions is an area of much investigation. Successful treatment of this condition in the female requires the re-establishment of the normal flora of the vagina so that the normal pH of the vagina. Fortunately, there are a number of treatment options for the woman with abrupt symptoms of a urinary tract infection. The most important aspect of treatment is starting antibiotics in a timely fashion to decrease the number of bacteria present, thereby allowing inflammation to subside and symptom improvement to begin. In spite of agreat deal of progress in the treatment of other bacterial infections, the morbidity and mortality of urinary tract infections's remains unchanged inthe last 20 to 25 years.
The importance of urinary tract health is highly understated in this country. Urinary tract health is important in leading an active, healthy lifestyle. The amount of proanthocyanidins recommended for urinary tract health is 30-35 mg per day, which is found in 8-10 ounces of cranberry juice cocktail (27% juice). A favorite among nutrition experts, Soy extract is the perfect bath additive. The fermented soy extract is particularly useful in preventing and/or treating cancer, preventing infections, reducing the incidence of infections, treating infections, preventing and/or treating asthma, preventing and/or treating inflammation. Saw palmetto, pygeum, and pumpkin seed extracts are natural products which should be taken consistently. The Flotrol Bladder Control Formula can help strengthen these muscles while also having a unique calming effect on the bladder. It is a combination of soy germ extract and lipid-free pumpkin seed extract. Soy is considered to be beneficial for maintaining a healthy bladder. The use of pumpkin seed dates back to 16th century when it was used of unitary tract health.