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What is Cystitis?

This is an inflammation of the urinary bladder wall. It can either be caused by a bacterial infection, which is the most common cause, or by chemicals or physical injury.

Signs & Symptoms of Cystitis

Symptoms include:Increased frequency of urination; Burning and pain on urination.

How can Cystitis be treated?

Natural remedies can treat Cystitis . These include: Cranberry Juice; High fluid intake (at least five pints daily) to flush out the infection; Diet, particularly avoiding sugar, alcohol and refined carbohydrates; Avoid perfumed soaps and toiletries.
Cystitis may also be treated by using alternative therapies. These include: Herbal Remedies and Homeopathy

The table below shows therapies linked to this health condition, please click on one to view more details about it:  

AromatherapyAuricular AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine (T.C.M.)
Integrated Energy TherapyLight Grids HealingOnnuri Therapy
ReflexologyTraditional Chinese Medicine 

The table below shows natural remedies linked to this health condition, please click on one to view more details about it:  

Diet & NutritionHerbs and VitaminsHomeopathy

Safety Issues

Any treatment must not be undertaken until a complete physical examination has been undertaken by a qualified and competent health practitioner.

Additional Information

The Interstitial Cystitis Association is a good source for anyone wishing to learn more about cystitis.


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