Women's Day - Dr. Taraneh Shirazian and Dr. Debra Wattenberg: "Your Healthiest Summer Ever"
When you're between rest stops on a road trip, you end up "holding it" more than you normally would.
This might not seem like a big deal, but the longer urine sits in your bladder, the more likely it is to pick up bacteria and cause an infection, according to Taraneh Shirazian, MD, Director of Global Women's Health and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Additionally, according to Debra Wattenberg, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, if you start to feel a little pressure or burning when you urinate, try heading off a full-blown infection by taking over-the-counter cranberry tablets twice a day. Learn more