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How to Handle UTIs

When you begin experiencing the burning urgency to open your bladder, despite having just gone to the bathroom, there’s a good chance your mind goes right to a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs are common but nonetheless irritating. It’s tempting to reach for a bottle of cranberry juice, take some over-the-counter (OTC) meds and ride it out, but these methods will not get rid of an infection and may simply mask symptoms.

Understanding Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is very common among adults. Despite how many people have high blood pressure, many are unaware they even have it because it’s often experienced without any symptoms at all, only identified only through a blood pressure reading. And while blood pressure readings can be conveniently measured at home, many adults are unfamiliar with what to look for and how to translate the results.