Women, Urinary Tract Infections, And Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease that attacks that lining of joints causing stiffness and deformity. Researchers looked for a reason why the body would attack itself and were given clues that rheumatoid arthritis might be triggered by an infection.
The body will attack itself when the protein of a infecting disease is similar to the protein of a particular tissue in the body. The body develops antibodies to target the infection, but ends up targeting similar proteins in healthy tissues of the body. This understanding led researchers to look for a infection that contained a protein similar to that in the lining of the joints.
Urinary Tract Infection and Autoimmune Disease
Women get rheumatoid arthritis 3-4 times more than men, so researchers started looking at infections that women got more than men. Women get urinary tract infections more than men and when researchers tested the urine of women who had rheumatoid arthritis they found an infection that contained a protein similar to a protein in the lining of the joints.
When the body developed antibodies to combat the urinary infection called Proteus mirabilis, unfortunately the antibodies also attacked the lining of the joints. The infection in the urinary tract was a result of flora in the fecal matter that migrated from the colon to the bladder, so it would appear addressing the migration would be a way to combat rheumatoid arthritis.
Removing Urinary Tract Infections
Studies have shown that a plant-based diet successful treated rheumatoid arthritis, but the reason was not clear. Evidence now supports that a diet consisting of fruits and vegetables feeds and strengthens the good bacteria in colon, allowing the good bacteria to control the harmful bacteria.
A plant-based diet has been shown to reduce Proteus mirabilis antibodies, indicating it reduced the amount of the bacteria in the colon. This reduction appears to be why a plant-based diet successfully combats rheumatoid arthritis.
Methods for Removing UTI
- Eat an Alkaline Plant Based Diet based on the Foods on the Dr. Sebi nutritional guide.
- Drink a gallon of spring water daily to flush toxins out of the body: Drink Spring Water To Support The Health Of Your Organs
- Please read the “Uterine Support” and “Vaginal Canal Wash” sections in my herbal book to learn how cleanse and strengthen the reproductive system with herbs: Alkaline Herbal Medicine
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