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Episode 135: UTI’s in Older Women

A Thousand Tiny Steps
A Thousand Tiny Steps
Episode 135: UTI's in Older Women
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Show Notes

I had a UTI and I had no idea. It presented none of the usual symptoms that happen to younger people so when I went into the ER and found out I had one I was dumbfounded. This was a learning experience for me and I hope more older women can hear this and get the help they need as well. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[1:11] I didn’t know I had a UTI, I had atypical symptoms at least to me 

[7:21] Going to the hospital and finding out this is common in older women 

[10:09] Being stressed out about medication and breastfeeding 

[12:20] Research isn’t done enough for women in the medical field 

[14:49] Symptoms in older women for UTIs and why it happens 

[23:39] Incontinence is another big cause of UTIs

[26:54] The problems that decreased estrogen cause 

[30:05] I’ve learned a lot from this experience 

[31:29] Ways you can support the MollyB Foundation 

 

 

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