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Natural remedies for cystitis
Cystitis is a painful inflammation. Treat it with natural medicine.
For someone cystitis is a recurrent disorder: low-rise trousers, bare stomach, short jackets, skinny trousers are among its first allies. Cystitis, or inflammation of the bladder, can cause bladder mucosal damage: in few moments urinating will be extremely painful and a sensation of urgency to pass, drop by drop, burning urine mixed with blood will be felt. In those days, having sex can be difficult because pain increases and may trigger acute cystitis that, if developed by men, can turn into prostatitis. In uncomplicated cases, the best remedies are antibiotics, but if symptoms persist it is advisable to opt for a long-term preventive natural treatment.
ACONITUM: a homeopathic remedy to use after the first symptoms every time our bladder inflammation is caused by a blast of air. It is excellent for cystitis but even when you have a sore throat and you have forgotten the scarf at home. You should take these capsules many times a day and if you want the result to be more effective you should take them as soon as the first symptoms appear.
CHANTARIS: It is a remedy useful for those people with clinically confirmed cystitis who pass drop by drop urine and suffer from sharp pain and low back pain related to the kidneys. You should take five capsules three or four times a day during the acute phase even if you suffer from hemorrhagic cystitis.
CALLUNA VULGARIS: it is a shrub whose buds are useful to nurse urinary tract infections and urethritis, mostly if caused by colibacilli (E. Coli or enterococci). It is excellent for excluding alcoholic essences, e.g. for children.
HOT WATER: you should drink at least 2 litres of water (not simply at ambient temperature, you should heat it up) during the day. Nettle, couch grass and kinnikinnick infusions to drink in the morning and in the evening or to consume at work in a Thermos bottle are really beneficial.
D-MANNOSE: it is a sugar monomer (but it is not fattening!) extracted from birch and larch trees. It is digested very slowly and moves unaltered to the urinary tract. In the bladder, bacteria easily attach to D-Mannose and don’t affect the internal walls of the urinary tract: therefore, D-Mannose and the bacteria attached to it will be excreted through urine.
D-Mannose doesn’t interfere with other medicines, it is a safe natural remedy that doesn’t damage the gut flora as many antibiotics do. It is advisable to take two pills or a teaspoonful of D-Mannose powder without food and after having urinated. So, the ideal time would be in the evening, before going to bed. It is really beneficial if it is taken in case of post-coital cystitis within 3-4 hours from sexual intercourse.
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