REOCCURRING URINARY wOEs
Approximately one in two women — and one in 20 men — experience a urinary tract infection (UTI) at least once in their lives. Research also shows up to 55 per cent of women will experience another episode within 12 months of their first infection. It could be because
the bacteria that caused the first utI is still present — and prevalent
Most utis are caused by e. coli, a type of bacteria that’s common to the digestive system. eat to beat It wIth
dark chocolate and coffee
according to research carried out in the uSa, coffee and dark chocolate encourage the production of substances called ‘aromatics’ during digestion. these help to deprive the e. coli bacteria of an essential nutrient that it needs to thrive and survive.
you can also try increasing the number of alkaline foods in your diet — such as spinach, celery and bananas — to lower the acidity of your urine. urine that is less acidic contains higher levels of a protein that inhibits the growth of bacteria that cause urinary tract infection, the researchers found.