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Repeat UTIs can leave you feeling hopeless. Sometimes it feels like you’re doing everything right, and you still can’t stay out of the doctors.
It might be time to think about your diet as a possible accomplice in the problem. Did you know that the foods you eat can play a big role in staving off UTIs?
According to Uqora scientific advisor Dr. Payal Bhandari, certain foods increase acidity in your urinary tract. When the natural pH of the bladder becomes more acidic, unhealthy bacteria normally in the bladder have the opportunity to overgrow. Sometimes this can lead or contribute to an infection.
Sugar is a huge culprit. If you’re suffering from repeat urinary tract infection, try cutting way back on sugar and artificial sweeteners. We’re considering sugar everything from processed white sugar, to honey and agave, all the way down the line to aspartame. This can be hard because sugar sneaks its way into just about everything. Check the nutrition labels because you can find sugar in everything from crackers to protein bars.
In addition to sugar, put these foods on the do-not-fly list when you’re having a hard time avoiding UTIs:
It might seem like we’ve just ruled out all of the joy in this world, but there are still plenty of meals you can make while staying in the clear. Here are a few of our favorite recipes from around the web that won’t give bacteria the leg up it needs; just be sure to buy meat that has not been corn-fed (this guide might help).
"I suffered from CHRONIC UTIs and have had some pretty
serious repercussions from taking mass amounts of antibiotics.
I have not had a UTI since I started taking uqora. I drink it after things that are my triggers (sex in particular) and it stops it in it’s tracks!"
Lacey, Uqora customer
This is for you if:
You want to stay fresh and maintain a healthy pH.
How does it work?
As you know, hygiene is a key part of UTI prevention. But not all wipes are created equal. Some can mess with your body’s natural chemistry and do more harm than good. Our wipes keep you clean, fresh, and balanced — without any nasty ingredients.
Use any time you want to freshen up. That might be after sex, exercise, long plane rides — you know your body better than anyone.
Allergens, alcohol, parabens, sulfates, sulfates, dyes, phthalates, chlorine bleach.
Water, triethyl citrate, sodium benzoate, allantoin, lactic acid, carprylyl/capryl glucoside, glycerin, fragrance, sodium dehydroacetate, tetrasodium EDTA, citric acid, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, vaccinium macrocarpon fruit extract, calendula officinalis flower extract, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate.