Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bladder Blues

Dr Jones' Nutritional Recommendations for UTIs ...Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common type of infection in the body. They account for about 8.3 million doctor visits each year.  90% of these are Cystitis.  Women are especially prone to Cystitis.

In Cistitis, where eColi is the main problem.  d-Mannose removes the the sticky coating around the eColi.  This does not allow it to attach to the bladder wall and allows it to be flushed from the bladder.  It has also been used for interstitial cystitis.
  • Do you have a constant 'Need To Go' to the Bathroom?  Simple muscle tension could be the cause.  Then again, perhaps you have a mild bladder infection.
  • Do you have recurring bladder infections?  (AKA cystitis or UTI)  The infectious agent is usually e.Coli.  The herbs in BladrEase coupled with d-Mannose are very effective against this infectious agent.
  •  A Government Study (CDC):  over half of seniors are plagued by incontinence (bladder leaks), bladder infections and other urinary problems.
"Bladder and bowel incontinence is a highly prevalent disease that has emotional, health, social and economic impacts in the daily life of our elderly population in the U.S.," said Dr. Farzeen Firoozi, a urologist at North Shore-LIJ Health System in Manhasset, N.Y.

Many people swear by the benefits of cranberry juice - but it  has lots of sugar.  This  can be a problem if you are working to control your weight.  D-Mannose, the active ingredient in cranberry juice, is an effective alternative.

Some lifestyle changes may help:
  • balance fluid intake, 
  • maintain a healthy weight, 
  • exercise (kegel is specific for bladder control),
  • quit smoking
  • avoid constipation
Did you know that some medications can ‘cause’ incontinence - especially chemo drugs?
If you suspect that you are having problems from your meds, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Men - your prostate may put pressure on your bladder.  One reason for this is that you may have a low grade prostate infection.  D-Mannose might help here, too.

Older men are often bothered by multiple trips to the bathroom at night.  d-Mannose offers a solution.  We have reports that the best way of taking d-Mannose for this situation is a heaping teaspoon-full in 2 or 3 oz of water at bedtime.


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