Here is a look at the oft painful symptoms of urinary track infections. A glance at ‘women’s supplements’ will likely contain supporting herbs for urinary track health.
Lifestyle Naturopathy encourages women to have a culture done to test for the presence of bacteria and to match it with a suitable antibiotic (infections can be caused by either gram positive or gram negative bacteria -with the opening of the uthera close to the anus there is greater exposure to gram negative E. coli), if needed.
Many people are aware that cranberry can be helpful. Why is that?
Cranberry contains a sugar called d-mannose that bacteria lectins adhere to rather than the lining of the urinary track and helps to flush out the problematic bacteria. D-mannose is available in potent amounts by itself.
Stress and emotional upheavals will be looked at daily as they play a major role in health and wellbeing. For urinary track infections, taking the time for one’s self to review areas of stress can be beneficial to placing life in proper prespective and making solution based decisions. Lowering and responding to stress assists the immune system.
Moderate, regular exercise and a dietary regime of whole foods (low in processed foods) along with sleep, clean drinking water and an attitude of gratitude can all be key factors for a healthy lifestyle.