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Frustrated and confused about infection

Dec 16, 2015 1:21 PM

As we all know our life is an interesting one with uos and down. However with all I deal with I still try to eat and be healthy. I drinking g green tea wit honey chamomile teas and herbal teas plus water by the case.
I'm frustrated because the doctor calls a d days I have a bladder infection. I dont know or understand how I could get this tyoe of Iinfection. Ieat green no processed foods and like I mentioned I drink at least 6 24 oz bottles if water plus 16 to 24 oz of green tea each day. Sometimes more.
The doctor still mentions possible Lupus but has not settled on that diagnosis. But I just wonder how else is it possible to get an infection when you do healthy eating ways.
Any ideas tips or advice on how this is possible?/

Dec 16, 2015 3:27 PM

Here's my shot in the dark theory. Pharmaceuticals although helpful can also compromise and cause other parts of your body to get sick if it isn't able to digest or break down that specific compound. I guess I kind of see it as a yeast infection, you have to eat the probiotic yogurt to or you're also killing the good bacteria I'm your body.
Sometimes despite all our efforts to stay healthy and eat clean you just can't stop your body from going through something like that.
I'm sending you lots of positive thoughts and gentle hugs, I'm so sorry that you keep having one thing after another. I truly hope that you get a break this Christmas start off your new year with a happy and pain free day 🎅🎄❄

Dec 16, 2015 4:06 PM

Thank you birdiebabe..yes I see your point and thank you I forgot about the probiotic yogurt.. I actually have some too..so I'll make sure I eat it. And yes all these medicines pills after pill.. It does do a job on us.. Thank you ..I appropriate it.

Dec 21, 2015 11:13 AM

Former nurse here, just a thought about your urinary/bladder infection. You are doing great with your water intake, might I suggest adding cranberry to your regime. (ie,cranberry juice or cranberry supplements ) Too much water creates a less acidic bladder environment. Water is super, but add cranberry. Just a thought. Wishing you love and blessings.

Dec 21, 2015 12:18 PM

Thanks Terri. I actually did just that yesterday. I drink the herbal teas so I added cranberry tea to my brew. Is this something I should keep as a norm to my regime?

Dec 21, 2015 3:10 PM

Yes you can actually mess up the PH in your bladder by too much non acidic fluids. You can actually grab a can of plain ole' cranberry sauce add it to diet. Hope you are feeling better and are able to enjoy the holidays!

Dec 21, 2015 3:19 PM

Yes am feeling somewhat better as far as the infection. The side and pelvic pain is better. And I've been doing the cranberry for two days now plus the antibiotics.

Dec 21, 2015 3:21 PM

Cool stay with it , the last thing you want is this to lead to a kidney infection.love and Blessings!

Dec 22, 2015 10:11 AM

Newfibrogirl, when I get these infx I use a product called "Cystex.". It's a concentrated form of cranberry juice and takes only a small amount daily until it clears up. Unfortunately for me, with OAB & IC, I get them more often than I like. I oppose you feel better soon! 🙂🙏🌼

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