Urinary Tract Infections or Bladder Infections
Urinary Tract Infections are an infection of the urinary tract and bladder, characterized by an urgent desire to empty the bladder, painful, frequent urination, even after the bladder has been emptied, a strong, unpleasant and cloudy urine. 85% of infections are caused by E-coli bacteria, or to a lesser degree, Chlamydia. Some doctors recommend that individuals with recurrent UTIs limit their intake of white sugar products and alcohol, which have been shown to suppress immune function.
Urinary tract infection preventative nutrients should contain the exact dosage and standard grade of cranberry extract shown to reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections, by decreasing the adherence of the bacteria to the urinary tract and by acidifying the urine. D- Mannose acts like a slippery glove around the tentacles of the bacteria, enabling a person to wash dangerous bacteria out of the urinary tract during urination.
A high potency multiple vitamin & mineral should contain optimal level of all nutrients to help maintain healthy urinary tract cells and keep the immune system strong.
An essential fatty acids should contain the perfect blend of essential fatty acids to help optimize the health of urinary cells and suppress the inflammatory process on a daily basis.
The supplement protocol mentioned above is designed to help prevent the recurrence of urinary tract infections and/or work IN CONJUNCITON WITH antibiotic therapy to conquer an existing urinary tract infection. If a urinary tract infection strikes the individual must seek the help of a medical professional, as antibiotic treatment is a crucial measure to treat this condition and prevent serious and life-threatening complications from occurring (e.g. kidney infection, sepsis and death). Supplements can help to prevent the recurrence of urinary tract infections if you are prone to them. This is the value of supplements in regards to this condition.