Home remedies and precautions for treating UTIs

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are a common problem in males and females, much more common in females. It takes place when bacteria infect bladder and its tubes. Abdominal pain, frequent urges to pass urine and then passing small quantities of urine, fever, nausea, and the burning sensation while urinating are the symptoms of UTI. There are many causes responsible for this painful infection and these following home remedies can help you cure it at the earliest:

Drink Baking Soda

Drink Baking Soda

Mix a teaspoon of baking soda to a glass of water and drink it. This mixture will work wonders to ease up UTI discomfort that you are experiencing. It is an alkaline substance, which lessens the acidity of your urine. You so want to pee but that burning sensation is haunting you. A glass of baking soda is enough to haunt that burning sensation, enabling you to pee comfortably.

Drinks to avoid

citrus juice

While you are down with UTI, you are not supposed to have drinks that might cause any type of irritation to your bladder. Such drinks are citrus juices, coffee, alcohol, and soft drinks, so make sure you avoid their intake until you feel fine. These drinks irritate your bladder’s lining and make it easier for bacteria to survive and multiply, making the condition worse.

Cranberry and its supplements are of great help

fresh cranberries

To eliminate UTI, it is imperative to flush out bacteria by making it impossible for it to stick onto the bladder wall. Cranberry juice and cranberry supplements can help you do so. Therefore, drink cranberry juice and take its supplements to keep UTI at bay.

Pineapple

Fat woman with pineapple

Bromelain is an enzyme present in pineapple that has some superb anti-inflammatory properties. Eat pineapple on a regular basis, which will prevent you from falling prey to UTIs. Drink fresh pineapple juice to get rid of this infection.

Uva Ursi herb

Urinary Tract Infections

Uva Ursi herb is a natural cure for UTI infection, as it cleans up kidneys and the entire urinary tract. You cannot use this herb to avoid UTI but to eliminate its symptoms once you get UTI, as a long-term usage of this herb is not recommended. Make tea using this herb, have it once every day until this infection leaves you completely.

Some home remedies are so effective that they cure UTI without using any medicines that do cure an ailment but also leave their side effects behind. Home remedies not just cure UTI but also prevent its recurrence.

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