Urinary tract infections are often painful and can take a serious course. Increasingly, common antibiotics no longer help against the causative bacteria. New studies show the effectiveness of treatment alternatives. Beata Wagner
Not in the mood for sports, not in the mood for sex, burning when urinating, accidental leakage of urine, constant urge to urinate, severe and nagging pain in the abdomen – and that possibly every few weeks: millions of people in this country suffer from an acute or recurring urinary tract infection (UTI). It is estimated that women are affected four times more often than men.