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Bladder and Urinary Tract Infection

E. coli bacteria resulting in cystitis, an inflammation of the bladder, usually cause bladder and urinary tract infections

Twenty-one percent of women have urinary infections at least once a year, which may be uncomfortable or extremely painful, and thirty-seven percent of women with no history of urinary infection will have one within 10 years.1

Symptoms are characterized by an urgent desire to empty the bladder. Urination is typically frequent and painful, such as a burning sensation and the urine may appear cloudy.

Recent clinical data suggests that ampicillin, trimethoprim, and trimetho-sulfamethoxazole, now used as first line treatment of acute cystitis, may not be acceptable choices for therapy much longer.2

It is imperative that should you experience the first signs of a urinary tract infection (UTI) begin dosing with Factor Twelve: Opti-Cillin and immediately incorporate Factor Eleven: CranPlex into their daily supplement regime along with a high-powered multi-species pro-biotic such as Suprema Dophilus.

Recommendations to facilitate the immune system in fighting bladder & UTI

Empty your bladder as often as possible - at least once every 3 hours - and empty it completely.

Empty bladder before and after both exercise and sexual intercourse to avoid undue strain.

Avoid the intake of caffeinated drinks such as coffee, tea and colas. They irritate the bladder.

Keep the genital and anal areas clean and dry. Avoid hygiene sprays, douches, and bubble baths as these may cause further irritation.

Take hot baths (Epsom Salts baths) twice daily for twenty minutes. Hot Epsom Salts baths will help relieve pain associated with cystitis.

Drink plenty of fluids. A six to eight ounce glass of quality water every hour is extremely beneficial for urinary tract infections.

Take the recommended label dosage of Factor Eleven: CranPlex finishing the vial.

Include celery, parsley, cucumbers and watermelon in the diet as these foods act as natural diuretics.

Take a mega-nutritional multivitamin/mineral/herbal/enzyme supplement.

Consider a low-protein diet, obtaining protein from vegetable sources such as peas, beans, lentils, and asparagus.


Women who suffer from recurrent bladder infections should not use tampons, and should always wear cotton underwear ~ never nylon.


  1. Branch, WT, Office Practice of Medicine, W.B. Saunders, Phil, PA, pp 679-85, 1982
  2. Blumer, JL, et al, Journal American Medical Assoc, Feb 24, 1999