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Chinese Medicine for Bladder Health

Chinese medicine has been an effective treatment for urinary symptoms such as frequency or lack of bladder control (incontinence) for thousands of years. Urinary incontinence is diagnosed as stress incontinence, which occurs during exertion or sneezing and is attributed to weak pelvic floor muscles. Or, as urge incontinence, which involves contraction of the pelvic floor muscles that puts pressure on the bladder. It is not uncommon for an individual to have a combination of both.These conditions have the potential to significantly impair quality of life. This includes dealing with its associated social stigma, which comes with embarrassment and lack of confidence. It involves overthinking and worry about finding a bathroom at a moment’s notice, especially when out and about. Moreover, it can lead to lack...

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4 Drinks That Help Relieve UTI Symptoms

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be dreadfully uncomfortable. You may look online for home remedies to treat the UTI, but once you have an infection you should see your health care professional to properly treat it. Even though you may need antibiotics to treat the UTI, you may still experience symptoms. Here are four drinks that can help relieve the discomfort while you’re waiting for your UTI to heal. Blueberry Juice Blueberry juice contains antioxidants that help fight UTIs. This fruit isn’t as bitter as cranberry juice, nor as acidic. A 1998 study from the University of Maryland Medical Center suggests that proanthocyanidins, a compound found in blueberries can prevent bacteria from sticking to the walls of the urinary tract. Vitamin C can prevent bacteria from...