Bladder infections

By Nyu-chan Latest Reply 2012-08-13 21:15:39 -0500
Started 2012-08-13 11:50:18 -0500

Do we get bladder infections very easy? What are some other ways to help them, besides drinking cranberry juice?

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pixsidust 2012-08-13 21:15:39 -0500 Report

Avoid caffeine, in diet aids, coffee, tea and soda, all irratants to the bladder
You can take oral cranberry pills so you do not spike your sugar with the juice. Ice cold water is my drink of choice

Carol1950 2012-08-13 12:42:10 -0500 Report

YES, women (and some men) get more bladder problems when they have diabetes. The glucose your are "spilling" in your urine (too much "sugar" is everywhere in your body, not just your blood) make a perfect spot to breed bacteria. Some home remedys are great, but in this case I would see my doctor to determine what the best treatment may be. You can ask them about the cranberry juice. DRINK WATER

jayabee52 2012-08-13 12:41:49 -0500 Report

yes People with Diabetes (PWDs) have a tendency to get bladder infections more frequently. Also females in general have a tendency to get UTIs more frequently due to the way their "plumbing" is set up.

The only common drink of which I know to have the mild antibiotic effect would be Cranberry Juice, so unfortunately I am no help there.

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