Normally due to a shorter urethra women are more at risk of developing UTIs or bladder infections. Also as a woman reaches menopause, lack of estrogen causes the receptors in the urethra to become more susceptible to bacterial infections. Often times vaginal estrogen creams have been very helpful in alleviating recurrent UTIs. D-mannose is also prescribed to prevent UTI reoccurrence. D-mannose is a sugar molecule which binds to receptors in the urethra and blocks binding of bacteria on the receptors.
High dose IV vitamin C has been very effective in boosting immunity and preventing infections.
How do I find out more about Chronic Urinary Tract Infections?
Call the Health & Vitality Center at 310-477-1166 or click here to schedule an appointment. We are one of the leading centers for natural medicine in Los Angeles. Holistic doctor Shiva Lalezar not only treats Chronic UTI, she employs methods that prevent it from negatively impacting your everyday life. Our practice uses an integrative approach, combining the best conventional therapies with the latest techniques and treatments in functional medicine for optimal results.
We often collaborate with a variety of physicians’ practices on puzzling, challenging and complex medical conditions and we welcome the opportunity for CROSS-REFERRALS.
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