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Bladder Infection Cures

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Guy’s get them but women are 25% times more likely than men to come down with a case. Why the gender bias?  No quotas here just a pesky bacterium named escherichia coli. And when the E.coli overuns the bladder, it causes all kinds of unpleasantness a constant urgent need to go to the bathroom, a burning sensation upon urination and sometimes blood in the urine. Left untreated, a bladder infecton can even travel to the kidneys, where it can cause serious complications. Here are some simple tips that might help to cure bladder infections.

Cranberry juice
Drinking 3 ounces of cranberry juice daily as a preventive and upping that amount to between 12 and 32 ounces if infection occurs.

Baking soda
Drinking 16 ounces of water and other 4 ounces of water with a tablespoon of baking soda mixed in is a good cure bladder infections.. Then drinking 8 ounces of plain water every hour for the next eight hours. It is best to avoid taking baking soda after a large meal. In a few cases, people have suffered stomach rupture by taking baking soda when their stomachs were overfull.

Relief from herbs
Uva ursi leaves are taken from a short evergreen plant that grows in northern Europe and North America. To promote healing of the bladder, use two capsules of dried uva ursi extract three times a day or one dreadful of tincture in a cup of warm water three times a day and continue this treatment until the symptoms disappear. Also called pipsissewa, prince’s pine grows wild in hardwood forests. It was used during the civil war to relieve rheumatism and kidney disorders and was at one time listed as an ingredient in Hire’s root beer. Sometimes it can be taken several times a week for extended periods to remedy weak kidneys.

Vitamin C
After liquids of all varieties, vitamin C is the second most popular choice among those surveyed for beating bladder infections. Expert say about, 1000 milligrams of vitamins C taken throughout the day will acidify the urine enough to interfere with bacterial growth, particularly in those who have recurrent bladder infections. The recommended daily value for vitamin C is 60 milligrams , less then what you would get if you ate a single orange. Too much vitamin c is known to cause diarrhea in some, but researches say you can safely take up to 1000 milligrams a day long term and up to 1500 milligrams a day for up two months.

Garlic’s antibiotic properties have been confirmed in dozen of studies. Among its proven uses: killing the bacteria of women’s bladder infections.

Eating massive amounts of yogurt won’t cure a bladder infection, but it could prevent one. In a study of women with a history of recurrent vaginal infections, a daily cup of yogurt reduced the incidence of vaginitis threefold. And woman who have fewer vaginal infections seem to have fewer bladder infections. Doctors theorize that acidophiles, the friendly bacteria found in yogurt, somehow prevent unfriendly bacteria from establishing themselves.

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