In postmenopausal women, UTI recurrence rates are 55%, compared to 19–36% in younger women.

In postmenopausal women, UTI recurrence rates are 55%, compared to 19–36% in younger women.

Menopause is a natural progression of a women's health journey and with it comes a multitude of complex changes within the body — some of the biggest involving your vaginal and urinary tract health. We're Uqora, the UTI experts, and we're breaking down why aging makes you more susceptible to UTIs below.

Menopause is a natural progression of a women's health journey and with it comes a multitude of complex changes within the body — some of the biggest involving your vaginal and urinary tract health. We're Uqora, the UTI experts, and we're breaking down why aging makes you more susceptible to UTIs below.

The Impact of Menopause on your Urinary Tract

The Impact of Menopause on your Urinary Tract

Menopause is a natural progression of the women's health journey, and with it comes a multitude of complex changes within the body. One of the biggest changes being bladder and urinary health- Uqora's two favorite topics! Here's everything you need to know so you can make proactive urinary health choices and find peace of mind in the process.

Menopause is a natural progression of the women's health journey, and with it comes a multitude of complex changes within the body. One of the biggest changes is with your urinary tract health — a favorite topic here at Uqora! Here's everything you need to know so you can make proactive urinary health choices and find peace of mind in the process.

Why your risk for UTIs increases with age

Why your risk for UTIs increases with age

UTIs are common for women of all ages. But in midlife, menopause is usually the main culprit. Physical changes like producing less estrogen, the thinning of vaginal tissues, pelvic organ prolapse, and trouble emptying the bladder can all contribute to more frequent UTIs. The vaginal ecosystem is very sensitive and when it gets thrown off it makes it easier for bacteria to grow.

 

So what you can do about it?

So what can you do about it?

We recommend taking a vaginal probiotic to keep the vaginal microbiome balanced among all these changes. You may also consider pelvic floor physical therapy to help strengthen your pelvic floor to combat issues with incontinence and dysfunctional voiding.

 


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I'm Jenna, founder and CEO of Uqora. I used to get UTIs all the time and was always left feeling frustrated there wasn't a way to get ahead of the problem. This experience inspired me to start Uqora. Built in collaboration with doctors and scientists, Uqora specializes in UTI education, UTI relief products and proactive urinary tract supplements. Today, we've helped over 200,000 people. Are you ready to join us?

I'm Jenna, founder and CEO of Uqora. I used to get UTIs all the time and was always left feeling frustrated there wasn't a way to get ahead of the problem. This experience inspired me to start Uqora. Built in collaboration with doctors and scientists, Uqora specializes in UTI education,UTI relief products and proactive urinary tract supplements. Today, we've helped over 200,000 people. Are you ready to join us?

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I'm Jenna, founder and CEO of Uqora. I used to get UTIs all the time and was always left feeling frustrated and helpless. This experience inspired me to start Uqora. Built in collaboration with physicians and urologists, Uqora specializes in UTI education, UTI relief products and proactive urinary tract supplements. We've already helped 100,000 people get their lives back. Are you ready to join them?

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