Natures Healthbox offer a wide variety of products made from natural ingredients, which may help to treat cystitis and prevent further infections. In addition to these products (below), consuming Cranberry juice may prevent future bouts but should not be consumed by those individuals taking blood-thinning medication, such as warfarin.
What causes cystitis?
Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder that may occur when bacteria grows uncontrollably inside the bladder. Often referred to as urinary tract infection (UTI), symptoms vary but can all be quite painful and uncomfortable. Because urine is made of waste products and acids in the Body, simply drinking more water can help flush bacteria from the bladder and therefore eliminate the infection quickly.
What drinks to avoid with cystitis?
Avoiding sugary drinks, alcohol, Coffee or citrus juices can also help with cystitis, as they are all well-known irritants.
Can you cure cystitis without antibiotics?
In cases of mild cystitis, you should find that it will clear up on its own and therefore you will not require antibiotics. If, however, after three days your symptoms have not improved you should seek the consultation of your GP for appropriate advice and treatment, which may include antibiotics.
Is apple cider vinegar good for cystitis?
No, absolutely not! While highly prized Apple Cider Vinegar is beneficial for many health issues, an acidic vinegar substance like ACV is not something you want the irritated lining of your urinary tract coming into contact with during a bout of cystitis.
What herbal tea is good for cystitis?
A Chamomile tea has anti-inflammatory & antiseptic properties, which makes it a potentially good choice for those suffering with cystitis.