URINARY tract infections


Male bladder infections (cystitis in men) @ 
"Factors that increase bladder infections in elderly men are absence of circumcision & urinary catheterization...
Keep the genital area clean, wipe from front to back, urinate after sexual intercourse, avoid alcohol & caffeine.
cranberry juice daily, & wear (loose) cotton undergarments.
1 of the important preventive measures is to drink plenty of water.
Urinate when needed, do not try to hold up urine in the bladder.
Take care to empty the bladder by double voiding...

Garlic, goldenseal & bearberry are some of the herbal remedies suggested to kill bacteria."
The increase of water plus cranberry juice or cranberries may help reduce urinary tract infections
per The Prevention Total Health System - Aging Slowly by Rodale www.amazon.com
Uva ursi is used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), enlarged prostate, bronchitis @ https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-350/uva-ursi
Wright, Dr Jonathan in his joint venture with Bio-Tech to provide d-Mannose supplements states that a good source of d-mannose simple sugar is cranberries & pineapple (such as juice).  
(When possible eat/juice
raw organic foods.)
However, to combat yeast, vaginal and bladder infections + kidney problems, one needs 1/2-1 tsp
equivalent to l gram of d-mannose often every 3-4 hours when awake (1/4-1/2 tsp for children). 
Recommendation is to take as a powder in liquids. 
It is very effective in eliminating "excessive" good/friendly E (Escherichia) coli + bad mutant/unfriendly/unnormal E coli.