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Sex and UTIs: How to Master Your UTI-Free Sex Life

Sex is one of the most common causes of urinary tract infections, especially for women. Tired of constantly getting UTIs from sex? Here are our top tips and tricks for a UTI-free sex life, backed by doctors.

When your period and UTI hits at the same time

It’s that time of the month again. Aunt Flo has come to town and along with her another unfortunate visitor, a UTI. Why is it that these two unwelcome guests tend to arrive at the same time? 

7 New Year’s Resolutions to Free Yourself from UTIs

Ready to be UTI-free this year? Here are our top new year’s resolutions to prevent urinary tract infections and frequent UTIs in 2023.

Utiva vs. Cranberry Pill

Have you ever wondered what's the difference between Utiva and regular cranberry pills? Each Utiva capsule has 36mg of proanthocyanidins (PACs), the bioactive component from cranberries that prevents bacteria from adhering to the bladder wall. To get this dosage from regular cranberry pills you need to take at least 9 capsules.

Antibiotics & Resistence

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.

UTI Symptoms and Diagnosis

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. 

What to wear if you’re constantly getting a UTI

Protect yourself from fashion choices that can sneak infection- causing bacteria into your bladder before you even know it’s happening. 

Sex & UTIs

Having a sexually active lifestyle can lead to increased chances of having UTIs.

Menopause & UTIs

Hormonal changes during menopause have effects that can increase UTI recurrences.

Diabetes & UTIs

Due to the nature of diabetes, living with it can increase your chances of getting a UTI.

Clinical studies for PACs and Utiva Control Supplement

Does cranberry have a role in catheter-associated urinary tract infections? Read about the clinical trials around Cranberries & Utiva.

Utiva's manufacturing Process

We’re 100% Made in Canada using cranberries harvested in Canada and the US. Read more here.

Summer time tips!

Summer is the last time of year when you want to be dealing with a UTI, and yet it’s one of the most common times to experience one. Why are these months so troubling?

Spinal Cord Injuries & UTIs

Spinal cord injuries can have a direct impact on nerves which indirectly increase the risk of UTIs.