Prostatitis: A Real Pain in the Assets

Prostatitis, a painful infection of the prostate gland, can affect men of all ages. While some cases are known to be caused by bacterial infections, an overwhelming number of prostatitis cases have no apparent cause. The different types of prostatitis vary in both severity and duration and may occur or recur sporadically and inconsistently throughout…

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Lupus and the Frequent Occurrence of Bladder Infections

Lupus — a systemic autoimmune disease — weakens the immune system, making you more susceptible to infection, including recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs). The medications commonly used to treat lupus also lower the immune system and make it harder for your body to fight off infection. Therefore, if you have lupus, it helps to learn…

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