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Home remedies and Natural treatments for bladder cancer

Many types of cancers can have symptoms that make people angry and anxious most of the time. In this group, the biggest place is taken by bladder cancer. If you feel that you have some symptoms of bladder cancer, then you must visit your doctor.

Whatever your treatment (medicines or natural remedies), it is very beneficial to talk with your doctor about the pros and cons of some remedies. Your doctor will make all the necessary tests for your condition, and they will surely tell you what you should use and what you should not use. This type of cancer happens in the inside line of the bladder.

The bladder is an organ which is located in the pelvic region in which is contained urine. This type of cancer begins in this organ, but bladder cancer can spread all around your body as time passes.

When the bladder cancer cells have abnormal growth, they are the reason for developing a tumor. Most patients’ most common causes of bladder cancer are radiation, smoking, chemical exposure, and parasitic infection. It is very important to see your doctor in the early stage of bladder cancer because treatment will be easier in this case.

Also, it is very important for your body and health to do a lot of exercise if you suffer from this type of cancer. You should watch what you are eating. It must be organic and healthy. Be careful when you are buying some products for your diet.

Also, when you are suffering from bladder cancer, you should drink veggie drinks in most cases. But for this drink, you should talk with your doctor. Also, when you have this cancer, you should not drink soda and put a limit on your coffee. We recommend you try some home remedies for your situation:

14 Home remedies for bladder cancer

Lemon

This fruit is one of the best home remedies for treating bladder cancer because lemon is rich in Vitamin C, known as an anti-cancer fighter. You should drink lemon water every day.

Also, you can add lemon to your diet. With these steps, you can feel better. Also, you will boost your immune system by increasing your Vitamin C intake.

Also, you will have a lot of antioxidant benefits. When you are drinking lemon water, you should not add sugar. [1]

Baking soda

When you have cancer, then your pH balance is not normal. One way to have a stable pH balance in your body is to use baking soda as a natural treatment for bladder cancer [2].

You should add two tablespoons of baking soda to the bath water when you are taking a bath. In this way, you will have positive effects on your body.

Also, there is another option to make a home remedy from baking soda. You should drink two teaspoons of baking soda diluted in 8 ounces of water every day. When you are drinking this home remedy, you are increasing the pH level in your body, and also you are making it stable. 

Some patients diagnosed with bladder cancer have used the next natural remedy: mixing one teaspoon of molasses and one teaspoon of baking soda, mixed together in the water. They were drinking this remedy twice per day.

In most cases, this natural remedy is recommended to be heated before it is used because the mixture will be mixed well when water is heated. But as we have mentioned many times before, you should talk with your doctor about the recommended daily intake amount of baking soda.

Also, you should ask your doctor if this dose will work effectively for you.

Blackstrap molasses

Also, this natural remedy is very effective at keeping the pH balance in your body. In most cases, this natural cure is taken daily.

The recommended dose is from one to two tablespoons of blackstrap molasses. Also, this natural remedy is very effective because it is known for its property to boost the immune system. [3]

Orange juice or grapefruit

These fruits are used as natural home remedies for treating bladder cancer. Many medical experts recommend these fruits as a natural treatment for bladder cancer. They contain a compound that is required for tumor growth. This component is known as limonene.

It is not strongly using the mentioned forms of these fruits. You can use the form which you like the most. You can use it as juice or like fruits. But if you have decided to eat them like fruits, then you should be sure that they are organic and also are very important to be in raw form. [1,4]

Beans and carrots

Many famous medical scientists have said and proven that if you are taking carrots and beans regularly, then you are decreasing the risk of having bladder cancer.

Tomato

Tomato has an antioxidant known as lycopene which is very effective in treating bladder cancer. Also, this component protects the body from other types of cancers.

If you take tomatoes every day in your diet, then you are decreasing the chances of getting some urinary infection, and also, you are decreasing the chances of getting bladder cancer [5].

Cabbage and cauliflower

These two vegetables are extremely important to be used as natural remedies for treating bladder cancer. People not having bladder cancer should use cabbage and cauliflower in their diet because these vegetables help to protect the organism from the risk of bladder cancer. [5]

Sprouted broccoli

Many medical cases have shown that sprouting broccoli is one of the best home remedies for treating bladder cancer because it has beneficial effects for preventing the risk of getting this disease. [5]

 

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Parsley

This herb has monoterpenes, flavonoids, and polyacetylenes, which possess anti-cancer properties. They are fighting against bladder cancer [7].

This herb has been used for decades as a natural remedy for treating bladder cancer because of its properties. The top and the root of parsley are used as a natural treatment for bladder cancer.

The recommended daily intake is 30 grams of parsley. But before you start using parsley as your natural remedy for bladder cancer, you should be sure that this herb will not make you any side effects.

You must visit your doctor before taking some herbs, vegetables, and fruit as your natural remedy.

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba has one flavonoid, which is known as quercetin. This flavonoid has proved that is very effective in reducing the risk of bladder cancer. The recommended daily intake amount is forty to sixty mg of Ginkgo Biloba, which you should use two to four times daily [8].

Before you decide to use this herb as your natural remedy for bladder cancer, you should be sure that it will not make you any side effects.

Also, you should talk with your doctor about the recommended dose. Not always the dose and natural cure which helped some people will help you too. You should not take any natural cure or medicine on your own because, in some cases, they can cause you worse consequences.

Mistletoe

Many medical studies made in the part of urology have said that if you have done a surgical removal on your tumor (when you have bladder cancer), then after the post-surgical period, you should consume mistletoe regularly.

When you are consuming this natural remedy properly, then you are decreasing your chances of getting bladder cancer again. Patients who were taking mistletoe extract after their surgery, they have improved their health.

Also, this natural remedy positively affects the proteins, which can affect cancer. Talk with your doctor about how you should consume it and also about the dose of the mistletoe. [9]

Spinach

This vegetable is rich in Vitamin E. Vitamin E appears in two forms in spinach. It can be found as gamma-tocopherol and alpha-tocopherol. 

Many studies have been done on spinach. All of them have shown that taking spinach regularly reduces your chance of having bladder cancer by 42% (as it is said in many medical studies).

Also, this vegetable has other anti-cancer components known as lutein. Lutein reduces the risk of bladder cancer. [10]

Garlic

We all know that garlic is one of the best home remedies for many types of cancers. Also, this natural remedy helps in the fight against bladder cancer. Allium sativum, a component of garlic, reduces the risk of bladder cancer.

Apple and carrot juice

These two types of juices are very effective home remedies for treating bladder cancer. People who consume apple juice and carrot juice daily have beaten bladder cancer. They are totally free of this type of cancer. This is a a cheap and healthy natural remedy for bladder cancer which can help you a lot.

References

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[3] Grandics P. Cancer: a single disease with a multitude of manifestions? Journal of Carcinogenesis. 2003;2:9.

[4] Michaud DS, Spiegelman D, Clinton SK, et al. Fruit and vegetable intake and incidence of bladder cancer in a male prospective cohort.  JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 1999;91(7):605-13.

[5] Giovannucci E. Tomatoes, tomato-based products, lycopene, and cancer: Review of the epidemiologic literature. JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 1999;91(4):317-31.

[6] Tang L, Zirpoli GR, Guru K, et al. Intake of cruciferous vegetables modifies bladder cancer survival. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2010;19(7):1806–1811.

[7] Wang H, Khor TO, Shu L, et al. Plants against cancer: A review on natural phytochemicals in preventing and treating cancers and their druggability. Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. 2012;12(10):1281–1305.

[8] Zhi Y, Pan J, Shen W, et al. Ginkgolide B inhibits human bladder cancer cell migration and invasion through MicroRNA-223-3p. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry. 2016;39:1787-94.

[9] Rose A, El-Leithy T, vom Dorp F, et al. Mistletoe plant extract in patients with nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer: Results of a phase Ib/IIa single group dose escalation study. The Journal of Urology. 2015;194(4):939-43.

[10] Tan WS, Tan WP, Tan MY, et al. Novel urinary biomarkers for the detection of bladder cancer: A systematic review. Cancer Treatment Reviews. 2018;69:39-52.

Hanan Marshal
Hanan Marshal
Hanan, a medical student (MBBS) having passion for writing and is very much interested in holistic living along with nature. He is very much interested in doing community service and watches anime and play PS4 during his free time. You can reach him through [email protected]

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