August 27, 2010

CystitisEvery one of two women at some point experience the attacks of cystitis. This ailment is considered to be among female type diseases as the urethra in a female body is much shorter that the one in a male body. Cystitis is a disease linked to infections, irritation or inflammation of urinary system and bladder. There are several types of cystitis, including interstitial cystitis, hemorrhagic cystitis, and traumatic cystitis, the most common type, is caused by bruising, usually during sexual intercourse.

The symptoms of cystitis include frequent calls for urination, pressure in the lower pelvis, moderate or strong burning sensation when urinating, pains and aches in the abdominal ares, inability to empty the bladder completely and others. Sometimes, the infection can be quite dangerous, therefore it is necessary to begin treatment as soon as possible. Fortunately, there is a variety of very effective home remedies for cystitis, which can generally help women to manage with the symptoms within one-two days.

Home Remedies For CystitisCranberry juice, cucumber juice and parsley root tincture are considered to be the most powerful herbal remedies for cystitis. In particular, it is recommended to use a cup of cucumber juice with a teaspoon of lemon juice and/or honey 3 times a day. Lady’s finger decoction, radish leave and spinach juice are also effective for cystitis. Lemon juice, dandelion leaf, chickweed, cleavers, drumstick flowers are other excellent herbal remedies for cystitis. Specialists recommend using several teaspoons of echinacea tincture a day to boost your resistance to this ailment.

Besides, it is possible to use sandalwood oil and consume 3-5 drops along with boiled soft ginger root slices. Other homemade remedies for cystitis include barley gruel mixed with buttermilk, uva-ursi and other berries, freshly squeezed carrot juice and so on. It is recommended also to keep pelvis area in warmth and give a good rest to the body to fight the infection effectively. If you have severe pains, immense your abdominal area in hot waters, and use some relaxing essential oils to rise your spirit up. Avoid sexual intercourse, alcohol and too sweet foods which can have negative effects on cystitis.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

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