Smorgasbord Health 2017 – Top to Toe – The Kidneys and Urinary Tract -Bacterial and Interstitial cystitis

Over the last few posts I have focused on our kidneys and the urinary tract. Apart from kidney stones, cystitis is one of the most common conditions both men and women experience related to this system in the body.Many people are misdiagnosed with the wrong type of cystitis and this has a direct effect on their treatment and recovery. Bacterial cystitis and Interstitial cystitis are easily confused so it is important to understand the differences and seek the correct medical diagnosis.What Is Bacterial Cystitis?Bacterial cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder caused by an infection that has developed either from external sources or within the urine itself.It can affect both men and women, although it is more common in women due to the proximity of the urethra to the external reproductive organs. Bacteria can be introduced in a number of ways and also be the by-product of certain processes within the body.

Source: Smorgasbord Health 2017 – Top to Toe – The Kidneys and Urinary Tract -Bacterial and Interstitial cystitis

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My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/about-me/

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