Trusted information about urinary problems, the symptoms and self care options can be found on this page.
The urinary tract
The urinary tract can become infected, usually by bacteria entering the urethra. Learn more about the symptoms of an infection and get self care tips here.
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
A UTI is caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract, leading to an infection in the bladder, urethra, ureters (urine tubes) or kidneys.
Pyelonephritis (kidney infection)
Pyelonephritis is a kidney infection. It can make you very unwell, but usually gets better with treatment. Read more about symptoms and how you can prevent it.
Urinary problems self care
Trusted information about self care suggestions for urinary problems can be found on this page.
Incontinence and dementia
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including advice on how to help people living with incontinence
Kidney disease diagnosis
Diagnosing kidney disease requires a number of tests. You can find out more by reading about diagnosing kidney disease.
Kidney Health Week
Kidney Health Week aims to raise awareness for good kidney health and educate Australians about the role of the kidneys and their importance.
Many diseases affect the kidneys, most commonly diabetes, inflammation of the kidney, and high blood pressure. Find out more on kidney disease from our trusted partners.
The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.