Cystitis is a type of UTI where the bladder becomes inflamed or irritated causing pain and discomfort.

Most UTIs are caused by bacteria

The infection spreads up the urethra (the tube that connects the bladder to the outside of your body) and once it reaches the bladder…

Getting to know cystitis symptoms

Being able to recognise cystitis and other UTI symptoms is important so you can decide whether to self treat or consult a healthcare professional.

A few self-care tips on prevention

So what can you do to prevent cystitis? Here are a few general tips to help you develop good urinary health habits.