ELLIOT OVERTON 2 | OXALATE PROVIDE HOUSING FOR E. COLI: Low oxalate diet & magnesium citrate HELPS
presents episode 564 | Elliott Overton
IC Healer podcast
Study, 1990: E. coli, most common bacteria in urinary tract infection…
-congregate on calcium oxalate crystals and proliferate from there
When these crystals are deposited on
urinary tract epithelial lining:
-they house bacteria indefinitely
Oxalate causes local irritation & chronic inflammation…
-depletes resources of the tissue
-reduces long term immunity
-very hospitable for bacteria to survive
potassium citrate or magnesium citrate reduce UTI…
-makes urine more alkaline; less pain to inflamed bladder
And able to dissolve calcium oxalate crystals
-taking away the house for the bacteria
For chronic UTI, which is unresponsive to antibiotics…
-reducing oxalate should be considered
Calcium oxalate can form stones in kidney & in bladder!
-many people find that reducing oxalate in diet…
-their interstitial cystitis improves dramatically
Foods high in oxalates:
5-Miso soup 111mg
10-Navy beans 76mg
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