Menopause and Urinary Dysfunction

urinary Feb 06, 2020

 

A woman's urinary health can start to deteriorate with menopause. The official name is urogenital atrophy. While this term includes the vagina as well as the urinary tract, we are going to focus on the urinary system. Atrophy means to...

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Potassium

Sources:

  • Most fruit and vegetables - banana, potato, watermelon, tomato, sweet potato
  • Legumes - lentils, kidney beans,
  • Meats - chicken, salmon, beef, turkey

 

Deficiency:

  • Women who urinate often lose lots of potassium and this can start a...
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Vitamin K

Sources

  • Dark green leafy vegetables - spinach, broccoli, kale, lettuce
  • Other vegetables - carrot, pumpkin
  • Animal meat - poultry and swine
  • Fermented foods - natto
  • Nuts - pine nuts, cashews
  • Egg

 

Deficiency:

Generally, only found in women...

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