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Understanding the Link between Biofilms and UTIs

By Megan Henken, Co-founder MyUTI Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common issue for women, and they can be particularly troublesome during perimenopause and menopause. Changes in the urinary tract during this time can make women more susceptible to recurrent UTIs. Two factors that can contribute to this are biofilms and hormonal changes. Biofilms are slimy, protective coatings that bacteria can create on surfaces, including those within the urinary tract. …

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