The urinary system is made up of the kidneys, bladder, ureters and the urethra. Many of the body’s waste products are passed out of the body in urine as a healthy urinary system filters your blood and maintains your ideal electrolyte balance. Some health issues that may arise when this system is not functioning at its best include cystitis, urinary tract infections, incontinence, fluid retention, bladder weakness, and nocturia (frequent night-time urination). There are ways to keep your urinary system healthy with natural remedies for cystitis, supplements for urine flow and general bladder support supplements.
Bladder Confidence is our top product for bladder support. It has been scientifically formulated to support healthy bladder function and control and help relieve the symptoms of bladder weakness such as urinary urgency, urinary frequency and nocturia. This product contains Pumpkin seed extract and soya isoflavones, both shown to ease the urinary symptoms of bladder weakness.
If you are suffering from frequent cystitis then Cystitis-Care Cranberry 10g is the supplement for you. Approximately one third of all women will experience a cystitis during their lives. Key characteristics of this infection include pain and burning with urination. Cranberry found in Cystitis-Care Cranberry 10g, may help relieve these symptoms by discouraging the bacteria (including E.coli, found in 95% of cystitis cases) from adhering to the wall of the bladder. If pain or irritation persists for more than 48 hours consult your doctor. The presence of blood in the urine warrants immediate medical attention. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
When looking for natural diuretics, then celery seed and dandelion leaf should be top of your list. Most of us know dandelion as a weed in the garden and it is commonly referred to as the ‘wet the bed’ weed and this makes a whole lot of sense as in European and Western herbal medicine, potassium rich dandelion leaves have been traditionally used as a diuretic, and are often taken to relieve fluid retention from various causes. Celery seeds have long been prized for their diuretic properties and taken to promote the production and excretion of urine as well as for the temporary relief of the pain associated with mild osteoarthritis and gout. Celery and Dandelion Herbal Diuretic may help eliminate excess fluid to assist fluid retention. If fluid attention persists, seek medical attention.
If your urinary troubles are coming from prostate problems then take a look at Prostate Care Max. Our exclusive formula contains beta-sitosterol from Phytopin, nettle root and crateva, which may help relieve the symptoms of medically diagnosed benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) including night-time urination, urinary frequency, incontinence, painful urination, problems with urinary flow and incomplete emptying of the bladder. Alternatively, you can try our Saw Palmetto 3.2g Prostate Formula which contains saw palmetto along with pumpkin seed oil, epilobium, tomato and tienchi ginseng, to help relieve impaired urinary flow, delayed onset of urination and frequent need to urinate day and night, along with other symptoms associated with medically diagnosed BPH. This formula also contains the important nutrients such as zinc and selenium to help support healthy male physiology.
If you are unsure which option is best for you, then contact our team of qualified naturopaths for personalised support, call 1300 365 020.