Ever had a pesky UTI?? The WORST, right?!
If you struggle with these nasty urinary infections, you have stumbled to the right place. We are sharing an unexpected HACK that not only defends against UTIs, but also keeps your gut happy and healthy too… win win!
Sure, drinking lots of water to flush out your urinary tract and going to the bathroom often are helpful tips to prevent UTIs, but have you ever considered starting a female-specific PROBIOTICS?!
This just might change your life… Read on!
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can affect any part of your urinary tract, including your urethra, bladder, and/or even your kidneys. If you’ve ever had an UTI, you know that they are NO fun– they can bring about some seriously uncomfy symptoms like burning, pain, frequent bathroom trips, and an all-around bad experience. They can also sneak up on you when you least expect it (& at the most inconvenient times).
However, using probiotics to prevent UTIs can help keep balance and harmony down there and help avoid these nasty symptoms from emerging!!
How Probiotics Can Save the Day
So, what exactly are these miracle workers? Probiotics are the "good guys"– live bacteria and yeasts that play a crucial role in balancing the delicate ecosystem of our gut and urinary tract. They function to stand guard against harmful bacteria that dare to invade the body.
The urinary tract has its very own defense mechanisms, a robust team of good bacteria that keep the bad ones in check. However, life's ups and downs like stress, poor diet, or inappropriate usage of antibiotics can sometimes weaken our good bacteria. That's when probiotics swoop in by reinforcing the body's natural defenses.
In fact, each strain of good bacteria in your vaginal and urinary systems has its OWN role in defending against bad bacteria! For example, Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, and other probiotic strains work in perfect harmony, creating an environment inhabitable to the UTI-causing bacteria. Specifically, they produce lactic acid, keeping the pH levels low and preventing the pesky bacteria from taking root.
Hold on, there's more! Believe it or not, research has shown that probiotics may even aid in training our immune cells to recognize and fight off bad invaders, which may help reduce the likelihood of future UTI attacks!
What Can I Do to Prevent UTIs?
While probiotics can be an AMAZING solution to help avoid UTIs from developing, it is ESSENTIAL to remember that they are not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you think you have a UTI or are showing persistent symptoms of one, it's always best to consult a healthcare professional first.
But, in the spirit of prevention, it’s important to note that conventional treatments do very little to address the root cause of recurrent UTIs. This is where establishing healthy vaginal bacterial balance and pH levels through a urinary health daily probiotic is CRUCIAL.
Probiotics are an all-around incredible tool to improve the microbiome. That is why we have developed a brand new Women’s Probiotic to support vaginal and urinary tract health! The good bugs in The Women’s Probiotic help improve vaginal health by establishing a healthy vaginal pH AND microbiome to help defend against infectious critters!
So YES, probiotics are a GREAT tool to protect you from those pesky UTIs. Let's raise a glass of cranberry juice (another powerful tool!) to our bacterial friends, ensuring our urinary tracts are happy, healthy, and infection-free! :)