A bladder infection is most often caused by a bacterial infection within the bladder. For people with weakened immune systems, yeast can cause bladder infections as well.
A bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI). This refers to an infection anywhere in the urinary tract, such as the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra.
Most cases of bladder infections are acute, meaning they occur suddenly. Other cases may be chronic, meaning they recur over the long term. Early treatment is key to preventing the spread of the infection.
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Anxiety is a survival mechanism for humans in response to situations that our brain perceives as dangerous. The physical sensations that come with it are ordinary reactions of the body and aren’t harmful in and of themselves. If you’re feeling anxiety, think logically and rationally about it, without being alarmed about feeling that way. Understanding how anxiety works is a good foundation for learning to manage it. Here are some tips.
From embarrassing gas to uncomfortable heartburn, everyone has digestive problems from time to time. The good news is there are some simple solutions for many of your troubles. Learn about what causes your discomfort, how to prevent and manage digestive problems, what questions to ask your pharmacist, and when to see a doctor.
With spring rains, there's more mold growth inside and outside your home. Flowers, trees, weeds, and grasses also begin to blossom. And spring cleaning will stir up dust mites throughout the house as well.
Hi, my name is Dr. P. John Schanen, APRN, FNP-C and I am a certified family nurse practitioner with Sana Vida Wellness Center located in San Antonio, Texas. Like most family nurse practitioners, my goal is to keep my patients healthy and out of emergency rooms, if at all possible. I’ve worked in many ER’s around Texas and many of my friends work in the emergency room. I have the utmost respect for the care ER practitioners and the role they serve in healthcare. I have seen people in emergency rooms with life-or-death conditions such as chest pain and shortness of breath and am grateful we have skilled providers in this area of practice.
Are you or someone in your house sick with the flu? There's no cure, but there are some natural ways to ease your symptoms. Give these a try today.
Ear infections may be more common in children than in adults, but grown-ups are still susceptible to these infections. Unlike childhood ear infections, which are often minor and pass quickly, adult ear infections are frequently signs of a more serious health problem.
If you’re an adult with an ear infection, you should pay close attention to your symptoms and see your doctor.
There are many reasons to get a flu vaccine each year. Below is a summary of the benefits of flu vaccination, and selected scientific studies that support these benefits.