What? A Vitamin to Get Rid of a Urinary Tract Infection?
Everyone knows that the classic treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI), or a bacterial infection of any kind for that matter, is usually antibiotics. But Lately, Antibiotics Are Not Working So Well…
In a recent survey conducted among 800 women, one-third of those who had been treated for a UTI in the past year said that they had experienced an “antibiotic bounce-back”: their UTI came back within weeks of finishing their antibiotic treatment.
And that percentage is growing each year, which has the CDC worried enough to put out a manifesto on “Antibiotics Resistance” to all medical and biotech professionals summarizing what they are now referring to as the next crisis in the US. Doctors have over-prescribed antibiotics to the point where the germs have figured out how to hide and mutate while you’re taking the medicine.
The Side Effects Are Worse Than the Cure
And the same research study showed another one-third of women who said that they reluctantly take antibiotics, but they hate the side effects, which generally kill the “good bacteria” in their system and result in either yeast infections or stomach ailments in addition to the UTI.
Doctors Don’t Have A Solution
So, most of us are simply “burning up” because we cannot seem to get rid of these awful symptoms and conditions, and when we ask our gynecologist or urologist what else can be done, they suggest one of two things:
1) more or different antibiotics; or
2) “lifestyle changes” such as: drinking more water; taking probiotics; using estrogen cream if you’re in menopause, or maybe trying the Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Diet.
Beth Allan Kellam, founder, and CEO of Goodbye UTI is alarmed at what she says is “complacency” in the medical community. “The bottom line is that most doctors really have no clue about how to deal with these infections in a world where prescription medications are no longer the answer. And nobody is holding them accountable for seeking new solutions to help their patients get better”.
Are There Any Alternatives?
The answer is YES. Believe it or not, there is a dietary supplement that you can take to get those bacteria out of your urinary tract once and for all.
It’s A Vitamin, But Better
You probably take dietary supplements and vitamins every day to ensure that you are getting the right amount of key nutrients that your body needs to stay healthy. The funny thing is that you take these vitamins on good faith that they are actually delivering the health benefit that they claim in the advertising… but you never know. Do you see a real change in your hair and nails when you take biotin? Does your skin become noticeably more youthful when you take collagen powder? Do you immediately have more energy when you take B12?
The good news is that there’s a natural supplement called D-Mannose that does not rely on faith and hope because it delivers relief from UTI symptoms within a few hours. And when taken daily will protect your urinary tract from new UTIs.
But How Does A Vitamin Get Rid of An Infection?
Let’s start with the fact that 80% of all UTIs are caused by bacteria known as E Coli. The E Coli bacteria have strange “fingerlike” projections called fimbriae which allow them to cling to the lining of your bladder, making them hard to get rid of. D-Mannose, which is extracted from fruits and concentrated into a powder, contains unique active molecules that cause the bacteria to bind to them and to be washed out of your system with your urine.
All of this happens within a few hours so you begin to feel relief quickly; most women report that after taking this every 2 to 3 hours their UTI symptoms are completely gone within 48 hours. And those who take D-Mannose as part of their daily vitamin routine say that they have had no recurrences.
Is It Safe to Take?
Here’s a medical review that is posted on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) website: A clinical trial was conducted among 308 women comparing D-Mannose to the antibiotic Nitrofurantoin for effectiveness in preventing recurring UTI's. D-Mannose had the lowest percentage of recurrence and significantly lower the risk of side effects compared to the antibiotic.
Look for A Trusted Brand
Just as with other vitamins, all brands of D-Mannose are not alike. Here’s what to look for when purchasing this supplement:
1) Only buy 100% pure D-Mannose. You don’t want to dilute the effectiveness of this product with additives such as cranberry or hibiscus.
2) Buy it in powder form, not capsules. When mixed with water, the powder dissolves completely and has no taste. And it goes right to the bladder where it is needed, unlike capsules which need to first be digested in your stomach and don’t pack the same punch.
3) Make sure it’s manufactured by a trusted source. Many D-Mannose products which are being heavily advertised do not disclose where the product is made or who’s making it.
ABOUT: Goodbye UTI is 100% pure D-Mannose powder, formulated by a Doctor of Pharmacy by a well-known FDA-certified manufacturer known as Catalyst Nutraceuticals, located in Georgia. It is sold online at The Newtriment Store, a retail shop dedicated to UTI research, education, and supplements.
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