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Urinary Tract Infections

Posted Mar 16 2013 10:44am
How to identify and stop urinary tract infections before they cause memory loss, increased rates of cognitive decline, or organ damage.

Urinary Tract Infections
The urinary tract is the system that makes urine and carries it out of your body. It includes your bladder and kidneys and the tubes that connect them. When germs get into this system, they can cause an infection.

Most urinary tract infections are bladder infections.

A bladder infection is not usually serious if it is treated right away. If you do not take care of a bladder infection, it can spread to your kidneys. A kidney infection is serious and can cause permanent damage.

Urinary tract infections can hasten memory loss in Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

The following articles will help you learn more about how to deal with, avoid and stop urinary tract infections.

Urinary Tract Infections Can Hasten Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients

Urinary Tract Infection, You Can Learn From My Experience

Dealing with Bladder Infections and Urinary Incontinence (Part One)

The Role of Communication and Basic Understanding in Solving Incontinence Problems (Part Two)

How Cranberry Juice Fights Bacteria that Cause Urinary Tract Infections (Part Three)

Avoiding the Urinary Tract Infection (Part Four)

Dealing with Urinary Incontinence (Part Five

How We Beat Alzheimer's Incontinence -- The Solution

Also see:  Alzheimer's Disease and the Dreaded Bowel Movement

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_________________________________________________Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room
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