... resistant to most antibiotics now and then I discovered that taking 6000 - 8000 mg if vitamin C with rosehips daily has cleaned out my urinary tract within a few days to the point of having had a white discharge that is now gone and everything feels healthy again the way it use to before I kept getting all these uti's. I heard years ago that drinking lemon juice daily would do this but for me that wasn't enough and the vit. c in large doses is doing it. I was praying for a natural solution and sofar have not had another uti. I have been on a 4000 mg a day maintenance dose after the intial 1 week high dose. It can cause diarrhia but one can take something for that untill you get to a lower dose
How did u dose daily with 6000 8000 mg ? Can you please be specific ? Thank u
Hello, I have just joined this website, and I'm interested in what you have to say and UTI treated with vitamin C. I'm wondering how important the source is? "taking 6000 - 8000 mg if vitamin C with rosehips" has been effective for you. Now, does the source of the vitamin C matter (yes I am diabetic as well, so keeping sugar down would be important). So I immediately go to the web looking for vitamin C from rosehips. This is what was said on another website:
"Fresh rose hip contains a lot of vitamin C, so it shares many uses with vitamin C including preventing and treating colds, flu, and vitamin C deficiencies. However, much of the vitamin C in rose hip is destroyed during drying and processing and also declines rapidly during storage. Because of this, many rose hip-derived "natural" vitamin C products have actually been fortified with lab-made vitamin C, but their labels may not always say so."
So, can I just take six or eight Jamison vitamin C per day? Will it have the same effect as taking vitamin C from rosehips? Then again, will you get that product? Really, my question boils down to "does the source of the vitamin C matter? As long as I am getting the vitamin C would it matter if it was made in the lab or made naturally in the form of rosehips?
I hope this gets some kind of response. Thanks in advance when it does!
Are you taking ascorbic acid? This form of vitamin c in high doses will cause diarrhea. You need to be taking sodium ascorbate and/or liposomal vitamin C. One great brand is lipospheric vitamin c. I take about 1000mg sodium ascorbate every 6 hours and lipospheric every 6 hours alternating the two every 2-3 hours. I have also included ascorbic acid sometimes with that so that I am getting about 6000 mgs and even up yo 8000mgs per day when Im sick with no problems at all. You have to see what your tollerance is and then back off just a little off the dose that gave the diarrhea. All three forms of vitamin c work differently. Also some people tollerate less than others so find out what your tollerance is. It really does work. I also take d-mannose if I feel a uti coming. Theres an excellent video on youtube of Dr. Suzanne Humphries MD (shes a kidney doctor) about vitamin c. Just do a search for it.
After many years of UTI's, my doctor recommended a simple solution that has stopped all the infections permanently. Hygiene is vital to clearing up these types of infections. I am disabled and showering is a bit of a chore but it has cleared up all the yeast and other bacterial infections which plagued me for so long. Washing with a cloth does help but not as we'll as a warm, soapy shower every day. I also use an over the counter 2% yeast ointment around the skin folds where my legs attach to my body. Like magic, the UTIs are gone. Good luck to all.
I just joined this group... I have had UTI's for about 1 year and 3 months, I have tried all the different anibiotics that first my OBGYN , later my Primay Care, and now my Urologist has perscribed, and my UTI's keep coming back. I try anything that anyone tells me to try. I have never heard of Vitamin C! Thanks for the advice, I will run out to the Vitamin Store and buy some. Is there a certain brand that you recommend?
The dr told me about my daughter she should take showers never baths expecially no bubble baths she hasn't had one since I don't knw if that will help but I hope s I feel sorry for you good luck
Uti... thanks for the info. I will keep it n my quiver.
Just curious... how are u exactly "resistant" to most antibiotics? Just curious because there r really good ones out there for utis... depending on what bacteria is seen on analysis... like Macrodantin, Bactrim, levaquin(strong).
But keeping a healthy bladder environment is, of course, the best way to prevent. Drink tons of Water, drinking things that maintain a proper acidic pH and good bathroom technique (wiping front to back)--- sorry... TMI?? and another thing that is definitely TMI!! are all good ways of prevention... I know u want to b as natural as u can and it seems as though the rose hips w/ C is working... good info. Anyway... that is my two cents... stay well...
I have tried the vitamin C but not the other things the only other things that I have tried is the Urologist told me to buy Northland Cranberry Juice and to drink about 8 ounces a day, she says that it is pure Cranberry Juice and also says that's another reason that it is more expensive. I use to have the UTI's so bad that I had to be hospitalized and have injectable/Intravenous antibiotics and my Colony counts were at least 100,000 they say that is pretty signifigant. I hope that you continue to do well I think I will add what you are using I do not want these to ever return like they once were. I wish you the very best
Great news! Maybe that's why my uti's have all but disappeared too, & I didn't realize it. Had increased my Vit. C for other reasons, & haven't had one since. I believe you are on to something. Lots of luck...
My Dr. told me to try the vitamin C but it did exactly what the antibiotics do to me. (diarrhia) and the cranberry pills do the same thing. I feel like anything that can help me, just causes another problem. I have been drinking nothing but water, and doing everything eles they say to prevent them. But it has been a very bad 2 1/2 years of monthly UTI's.
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