Preventing infection of the bladder and uterus in women
Being close the female genital and urinary tract is one of the reasons for the prevalence of urinary tract infections in women, because bacteria can enter to their urinary tract faster. Urinary tract infection in women and girls is common, So that 20 percent of them once a year get the disease.
Men usually are less likely to develop urinary tract infection, but their disease is more serious. About 90 percent of bladder infections are caused by contamination with the bacterium E.Coli and it’s fourfold more common in women as men. Women may also catch kidney infection that this disease is more dangerous than the bladder infection and including symptoms of this disease is flank pain, dysuria, and fever and may even the patient have requires to hospitalization.
Sex and using birth control pills are another common cause of urinary tract infections in women. Prostate in older men, make urinary tract obstruction, and it provide context in urinary tract infections. The bladder can become infected by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. In fact, one of the most common ways of getting bladder infections is that microorganisms from out of body enter to urethra. On the inner wall of the bladder, there is sac-like spaces that some bacteria hide in it and stay away from antibiotics availability.
A large number of women due to lack of personal hygiene catch uterine infection, uterine infection is a major cause of infertility in women. The causes of urinary tract infections in older women is that women accost at menopause with lower estrogen and their immune system becomes weaker, therefore they are prone to urinary tract infections.
Who will suffer more from urinary tract infection?
In the case of non-natural materials in the construction of the urinary tract that cause obstruction of urine flow, in men with large prostates, or from use catheter and people with diabetes or diseases of Immunosuppression increased risk of the disease.
Reasons for disease of urinary tract infection in women
– Urethral damage
– Bacteria that enter to the bladder from bloodstream
– The use of urinary catheter to drain the bladder, e.g. after childbirth or surgery
– Bacteria from the skin around the genitals and anus enter to the urinary tract
Nutritional recommendations for the prevention of urinary tract infection and uterus
For the prevention of urinary tract infection and uterus, use cranberry. Cranberry is a fruit that using prevent to sticking E.coli bacteria to the bladder and vaginal epithelial cells and it prevent to urinary tract infection. Cranberry extract and Cornus mas because of having proanthocyanidin , inhibits to join the bacteria to the bladder tissue. Drinking unsweetened cranberry juice regularly helps to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections and bladder, but note that drinking this extracts will not cure a urinary tract infection. So if you have symptoms of the urinary tract infection, you should see your doctor and get antibiotics.
Cranberry juice causes acidification of the urine. Some medications when urine is acidic, do better. Blueberry is a shrub belonging to the family Ericaceae that has long because of the effects of glucose and blood pressure has been used in traditional Iranian medicine. The phenolic and especially anthocyanins are form of the most important metabolites of leaves and cranberry fruit, which have powerful antioxidant properties. The results show that cranberry herb leaves and
fruits are rich in phenolic compounds and also have antioxidant activity, so we can use it as a source of nitrogen plant with antioxidant compounds in food and pharmaceutical industry.
For the prevention of urinary tract infection eat antioxidant foods more, like fruits of Cornus mas, cherries and vegetables such as squash and tomatoes. Foods containing fiber, such as beans, barley, root vegetables such as potatoes and psyllium seed is recommended. For the prevention of urinary tract infection consume 8 glasses of water a day is recommended. Avoid taking too much caffeine because it stimulates the bladder. While the incidence of urinary tract infections should be immediately referred for treatment. Avoid the high consumption of refined foods such as white bread, pasta and especially sugar. For the prevention of urinary tract infection and uterus, limit using fats and use more oils, such as olive or grapeseed oil and vegetable oils.