Diet for cystitis or help in fighting the disease
For every fourth woman and every two hundred men, unpleasant symptoms of such a disease as cystitis are known, which can manifest in both acute and chronic forms. For its successful treatment, along with the drug course should be followed and the appropriate diet for cystitis.
Features of the disease course
Cystitis is a disease in which, due to exposure to pathogenic microorganisms( E. coli, Proteus, Staphylococcus aureus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, etc.), hypothermia, decreased immunity( stress, long illnesses), hormonal changes( climax period)inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bladder. As a result, its main function is disrupted - excretion of urine and symptoms of frequent and false urination urination, soreness of urination, turbidity( sometimes with bloody impurities) urine, rubbing and burning of the bladder, pain in the suprapubic region.
It should be noted that in women this disease occurs much more often due to the peculiarities of the anatomical structure of their urinary canal - it is short and located near the anus. This allows the E. coli to easily enter the bladder. In most cases, cystitis in women is caused precisely by this pathogen.
In men, this route of infection is virtually eliminated, and infection occurs most often due to penetration of the pathogen into the bladder with blood flow.
Quite often against the background of cystitis in both men and women, urethritis( inflammation of the mucosa of the urinary canal) can also be observed. This process usually develops due to poor hygiene or, as a consequence, cystitis.
The mechanism of the course of cystitis and urethritis in both sexes is similar, therefore for its treatment apply approximately identical schemes, which necessarily include a change in the diet.
Nutrition for cystitis
The diet for cystitis in women and the diet for cystitis in men has common principles. In both cases of the disease there is a common set of prohibited and recommended products.
You can not use:
- spices and spices;
- sharp marinades;Salted sauces;
- smoked dishes;
- fried food;
- sour fruit;
- sour berries( except cranberries);
- strong tea and coffee.
It is advisable to use:
- products with a high ability to urinate - watermelon, cucumber, pumpkin, melon, cranberry;
- dairy and sour-milk products;
- porridge of buckwheat, oatmeal;
- whole wheat bread, bran;
- cockles of cranberries and cowberries;
- drink at least 2.5 liters per day.
Diet for cystitis and urethritis
As with cystitis, the following products are harmful for urethritis:
- spicy vegetables - onions, garlic, horseradish;
- sharp vegetables - radish;
- sour vegetables - sorrel, tomatoes;Acidic fruit - lemon;Acidic berries are
- - cherries.
In addition to a certain set of products, the process of recovery is facilitated by the fact that timely evacuation of the intestine and the prevention of constipation, which increase the level of toxins in the blood and, consequently, in all organs. To avoid this process, you need to eat foods that are rich in fiber and increase intestinal motility. This dish of carrots, cabbage and whole grains. Also very useful for cystitis and urethritis cedar nuts, parsley, celery, olive oil, grapes, pears, asparagus.
Features of nutrition in acute and chronic cystitis
Along with general recommendations for nutrition during the course of cystitis, there are some special recommendations in its chronic and acute form.
Acute cystitis - diet
Acute cystitis is characterized by a sharp onset of the main symptoms of the disease, often with fever and severe pain in the bladder and suprapubic region, and with the appearance of blood and purulent inclusions in the urine, which is associated with the destruction of deeper layers of the wall of the bladder. This period lasts usually up to 8 days. Most often this form of the disease affects women aged 20 to 40 years. Among men, this disease is observed hundreds of times less.
For the investment of the current form of the disease you need:
- bed rest;
- drug course;
- a tough diet.
The basis of the diet should be vegetable and fruit food, which has the ability to alkalinize urine, which adversely affects the viability of pathogens that are used to acidic environments. It can be fresh and mashed potatoes, ragout, etc. Also useful are milk, kefir and unsalted cheese, cranberry and cowberry fruit drinks up to 800 grams per day, water without gases.
You can not eat any meat products.in the process of their digestion, substances that favorably influence the vital activity of harmful microorganisms are formed, putrefactive processes in the intestine develop, and thus the mucosal repair process slows down and into the overall healing process.
If the acute form of the disease has been repeated 2 or more times during the six months, it is considered that the disease has become chronic.
Chronic cystitis - diet
The diet for chronic cystitis should be long, but less severe. In this case, due to the fact that the disease is lingering and recurrent, it is necessary to adhere to all of the above rules during periods of aggravation. When there comes a period of imaginary health, you can include in the diet a small amount of lightly salted foods and meat in boiled, steam or baked form. Still, it is advisable to avoid drinking alcohol. At a time when the drug course is over, you should adhere to the principles of healthy and balanced nutrition, so as not to provoke the onset of the disease. It is also important to conduct courses of intake of vitamin complexes aimed at general strengthening of the body and consuming infusions of medicinal urological dues.
Subject to all recommendations for drug treatment and diet, complete recovery is possible.