This year I've had four urinary tract infections. Each cleared up with antibiotics. Now my doctor wants me to take a preventive antibiotic every day. Is this safe? Dear Reader: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are surprisingly common in women of all …
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Comments: But what they don’t tell you how antibiotics can destroy important intestinal flora which in fact helps prevent urinary tract infections by keeping e.coli in check.
Natural approaches to recurrent urinary tract infections are much better. Of course, when there is severe infections…an antibiotic may be helpful in combo with natural treatments. But don’t expect cranberry juice to do it. It is not strong enough. Good as a preventative but not for curing acute infections. Herbal approaches are better.