Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common among older people. Woman are more commonly affected than men but patients with dementia can have the highest incidence of all the population segments. The person may not be able to communicate how they feel so it is important to be aware of any sudden and unexplained change in behavior such as increased confusion, agitation or withdrawal as this can be caused by a UTI.
UTI’s can cause a significant and distressing change in behavior which is called “acute confusional state’ or ‘delirium’ which is a change in a residents mental state or consciousness that develops over several days. There are different types of delirium and symptoms may include agitation or restlessness, increased difficulty concentration, hallucinations or becoming unusually sleepy or withdrawn.
UtyMax is a medical food used to prevent recurrent UTI’s and contains 500 mg of clinically proven CranMax:
Recurrent UTI’s are classified as having two UTI’s within a three-month period. Use UtyMax proactively once a day to prevent recurrent UTI’s.