Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, can be scary and confusing when you’re suffering through one, but also when you’re witnessing your partner go through it. Never fear, the Mingo team is here! We’ve put together this handy cheat sheet with the most common questions guys and girls have about UTIs and what’s going on with their special friend.
Recurrent urinary tract infections are symptomatic infections that follow resolution of another episode, usually after doing all the right things. An infection is considered 'recurrent' if you get more than one over the course of six months. Most often, this is a reinfection, caused by the original bacteria that just won't go away - usually E. coli. Read More
If you’re one of the initiated, you know the drill - highly unsatisfactory urinations with a side order of burning, weird smelling pee, hatred for the world...UTIs are the worst. So can you grow out of urinary tract infections? Read More
...Because it’s confusing! These things don’t get talked about enough given how annoying they are. It doesn’t help that urinary tract infections and yeast infections are super common and the symptoms seem similar. Read More
There's no denying we are facing a potential apocalyptic scenario where super bugs rule the planet. So why are antibiotics so bad? What is antibiotic resistance? How can I avoid antibiotic resistance? Read on sister. Read More
I recently talked about a study out of Yale University that showed no reduction in urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women who took the equivalent of 20 ounces of cranberry juice daily, for a year (1). Voices across the medical and health space have echoed these results. Read More
There's a lot of smack talk and misinformation going around about UTIs, largely because aren't talking about them enough!
We’ve learned a LOT about UTIs over the past year and we think it’s important to start the conversation about what everyone needs to know about UTIs so we can help prevent them and their reign of terror.
Don't worry, we gotchu girl. Here's a cheat-sheet to get you up to speed.