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any natural remedies for cyctitis

(8 Posts)
TracyK Thu 02-Jun-05 13:07:40

any tips?

wheresmyfroggy Thu 02-Jun-05 13:09:00

Cranberry juice by the bucketload is what dw used

bran Thu 02-Jun-05 13:10:20

Cranberry juice, it contains a natural antibiotic (I think). Also a little bicarb of soda in a glass of water makes your wee less acid (or is it less alkeline?) so it doesn't hurt so much. Other than that I've just drunk gallons of water in the past.

pesme Thu 02-Jun-05 13:38:54

be careful drinking cranberry juice as most carton you can buy are full of sugar which will make cystitus worse. bicarb of soda is good. the sachets you buy in the chemist are fairly harmless and work quite quickly.

good luck , you have my sympathy, it is miserable.

HappyMumof2 Thu 02-Jun-05 14:01:03

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lilaclotus Thu 02-Jun-05 22:21:20

drink lots of water. i've never been a fan of cranberry juice but i've drunk plenty of rosehip tea and that helps too.

assumedname Thu 02-Jun-05 22:22:06

Lots of fluid. Lemon barley water.

darlingbud Thu 02-Jun-05 22:22:53

plenty of liquid - plain water is as good as any but yes cranberry juice is good toom.

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