If you've had a UTI, then you've definitely been given the standard treatment: antibiotics. While these are definitely a life-saver, antibiotics come with their own drawbacks, too.
How do you know you're suffering from a urinary tract infection? There are a few steps you need to take to properly diagnose a UTI. 
Having a sexually active lifestyle can lead to increased chances of having UTIs.
Hormonal changes during menopause have effects that can increase UTI recurrences.
Due to the nature of diabetes, living with it can increase your chances of getting a UTI.