Diet cystitis and pyelonephritis

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Cystitis and pyelonephritis – disease to some extent similar in symptoms. Based on this, the diagnosis must put a qualified doctor. Well, that is a diet in cystitis and pyelonephritis, will tell our article.

Information about diseases

Cystitis is characterized by inflammation of the bladder. This problem can affect perfectly healthy or weakened disease organism (that is, cystitis can be primary and secondary). It is noticed that primary cystitis is more common for young women (based on the structure of the genital organs). The source of disease often the bacteria are present in vaginal secretions and feces.

Pyelonephritis is characterized by inflammation Cup the renal pelvis system of kidneys. In most cases agents of the disease are bacteria (can also join fungi and protozoa). Pathogens fall into the kidneys from the bladder. Symptoms gradually increases – in addition to the burning and cramps in the bladder, the patient experiences nausea, sweating, vomiting. The pathological process leads to increase in body temperature.

The main provisions of the diet

Diet is recommended in case of cystitis and pyelonephritis primarily exclude the products causing irritation of the mucous membrane.

a List of unwanted products cystitis and pyelonephritis
• Juices, pressed from citrus fruit
• strong brewed coffee and tea
• Cola, any soft drinks
• Medications, foods and drinks with added saccharin
• Any alcoholic drinks
• Sharp spices and condiments (black pepper, etc.)
• Grapes, plums, peaches, apples and juice out of them, avocado, melons, bananas
• Mayonnaise
• Rich broth
• Smoked pickles and preserves
• Sharp and salty cheese
• Raisins
• Yogurt and sour cream
• Chocolate
• Onions and garlic
• Vinegar
• Soy sauce
• Nuts
• brown bread

it is Recommended to enter into the diet of melons, watermelons, squash, pumpkins, and fruit drinks and freshly prepared juices (except citrus and Apple fresh juice). Acceptable and other vegetables and fruits (those that do not irritate). To Supplement the diet are called cereals. As protein sources, it is recommended to use milk, milk products, egg protein, lean meat (beef, chicken, veal) and fish (not too greasy). The priority of vegetarian entrees.

it is Very important every day to drink about 2 liters of still water (unless your doctor says otherwise – swelling rate of fluid will have to reduce). Note: the liquid should spread evenly over the entire day – the only way it will benefit and does not overload the kidneys. During remission, the doctors recommended to drink cranberry juice 4 times a day for 200-250 ml. It will provide a bactericidal effect and speed up the recovery.

Products can be boiled or steamed (roasting excluded completely). Rate of salt is limited to 5-10 g (if the pressure is increased, it will have to be limited to 2-3 g of salt). Every day you can eat about 15 g of butter, in the diet should be vegetable oil.


the above diet cystitis and pyelonephritis may be supplemented by herbal teas on the basis of herbs such as the bark of white willow, knotweed, leaves of bilberry, licorice root, birch leaves and buds, nettle, St. John's wort. Judging by the reviews, herbal teas increase the effectiveness of medical nutrition plan.