Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are a major cause of pain and discomfort in both women and men. Urinary tract infections can be bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic – and can even be a combination of all of these. Medical treatments are limited and often result in antibiotic and antifungal resistance. There are no adequate medical treatment for viral causes of urinary tract infections. UTIs maybe just the tip of the iceberg representing hormonal problems, chronic inflammatory problems, diabetes and other underlying diseases. Join Dr. Michael Wald, host of, Ask The Blood Detective, as he discusses the role of inflammation, immunity, blood sugar, hormonal and balances, cancer, lifestyle and other potential underlying causes that result in urinary tract infections. Dr. Michael Wald is supervisor of nutritional services at Integrative Nutrition of Kisco located one hour North of New York City. He is the author of more than 10 books and is available by phone at 914-552-1442. You may email Dr. WALD at firstname.lastname@example.org. His website is I and TMEDNY.com. Dr. Wald provides Distance-Phone Consultations as well as in-person consults.