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Natural Solutions To Prevent And Treat Cystitis

The term cystitis indicates inflammation of the urinary bladder and can be caused by a microbe or by various inflammatory mechanisms, such as allergic irritation or a reaction to certain substances.

The main symptoms of cystitis are that it stings when urinating, one tends to go to the toilet too frequently and leave with the feeling of not having urinated completely. The urine may be cloudy and have blood or pus in it, and it may be foul-smelling or appear normal. It is also common to feel a heaviness in the abdomen.


Taking care of some habits and certain natural remedies help you fight against cystitis .

To help prevent infection , it is important to drink water : water has a drag function on infections, so it helps to avoid their complications.

The use of intimate gels, compresses, soaps or deodorants can irritate the urinary and genital mucosa and give symptoms similar to cystitis. In these cases, it is convenient to change intimate hygiene habits.

While you have cystitis and especially if you suffer from recurrent cystitis , it is also important that you keep the following tips in mind:

Avoid tampons.

Do not use the diaphragm, oral contraceptives or intimate deodorants.

Use a baby soap in your intimate hygiene.

Don't hold your pee too long.

Clean yourself well after making love , especially with water, and don't forget to pee to remove any debris that may have remained in the urethra.

Natural Remedies For Cystitis

Medicinal plants can help you prevent or, together with medical treatment, eliminate cystitis, this is according to an article on Healthline.

According to the publication, the most widely used species are rich in hydroquinones , such as bearberry arbutin, which become natural antibiotics when they are eliminated through the kidneys.

Heather (Calluna vulgaris). Let a tablespoon of dried flowers rest for 10 minutes in a cup of freshly boiled water. You can drink up to three cups a day. It is rich in glycosides that are transformed into antiseptic hydroquinones.

Bearberry ( Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ). Take it in infusion or capsules. The average daily dose: 10 grams of bearberry powder (equivalent to about 400-700 mg of arbutin), divided into 4-6 doses.

Parsley Tea

Parsley has a mild diuretic effect, which is thought to aid in the removal of UTI-causing bacteria from the urinary tract.

In two case studies, women with chronic UTIs were given a combination of parsley tea, garlic, and cranberry extract to prevent UTI recurrence.

Red cranberry ( Vaccinium macrocarpon ): Fresh, dried or in capsules. The quality of the preparations is measured in PAC (proanthocyanidins). Choose products with a minimum of 150 mg.

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