Urinary tract infection is the rising problem these days. More than men, it is common among women. In case of UTI, you feel like peeing but when you go to the toilet, it doesn’t come out much and rather causes burnings sensation around the pubic area. The burning sensation is associated with urinary bladder. It is always recommended to find a solution of UTI as soon as possible. Failing to do so causes chills, fever, pain and blood in the urine. Taking antibiotics is something that you can do but not without a doctor’s advice. The other things that you can do are given down here. Do go through them all and see if you can overcome it at home.
7 Easy Methods To Fight Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
1. Drink Plenty Of Water
Water I must say is the solution of many problems. Rather than being a solution, it doesn’t let the problem rise and become more intense later. In case of urinary tract infection also, you must drink plenty of water in order to flush the bacteria out of your body. The amount of water that you must drink depends on your size. However, drinking 8-10 glasses of water by a female and 10-13 glasses by a male in recommended. If you want to go rather accurately, then you must consult your physician.
2. Sooth The Pain With Heat
When UTI happens, irritation, intense pain, pressure, and inflammation are felt near the pubic area. If you don’t seek the solution in the nearest possible time then the pain and the problem both may become intense. As a tip, you may use heat to cease the pain and slow it down. Simply apply a heating pad in the concerned part till the pain ceases. Make sure that the heat is not too high, the setting should be low and it is not to be applied directly to the skin or else it may cause burn
3. Drink Parsley Water
Parsley water has two benefits – it makes a wonderful refreshing after dinner drink and acts wonderful in subsiding UTI. In case of UTI, one should go for urinating frequently as it flushes out the bacteria from the body. If this is the solution then parsley water is correctly recommended. It makes our kidneys excrete more amount of sodium in the urine which means an overall increase in the urine. To prepare the parsley drink, bring 1-2 cup of parsley water to boil and add 2 teaspoon of dried parsley seeds. Allow it to boil on low setting for about 6-10 minutes. Now place the boiled parsley water aside for about 8 minutes before straining. Finally strain and drink the water.
4. Better Go For Herbal Remedies
Well, this is something you should always keep in mind. Herbal remedies are the best remedies for any problem. Regardless of the problem, having knowledge of the herbal remedies is good for the overall good health of the body. In case of UTI, you may bring bearberry leaf into use. It is known as the pain slower and suppresses the pain associated with UTI. However, don’t take it very often, you may have it for not more than five days or even less else it may cause liver damage. Other herbal remedies like goldenseal is also used as to overcome UTI. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before the intake of these remedies. Who knows if your body doesn’t take these well.
5. Don’t Go For Bladder Irritant Products Or The Four Cs
This is something that makes the most important tip for anyone whether dealing with UTI or not dealing with it. Foods that are too much spicy or containing artificial sweetener and drinks like alcohol, chocolate, carbonated drinks, coffee or containing nicotine are actually severe bladder irritants. Such foods and drinks makes it hard for the urinary tract to cope up with and make the pain go even severe. On the contrary, you may aim for healthy foods or foods containing high fiber carbohydrates as these are considered to be the best for the good health of the digestive system.
6. Drink Ginger Tea
Well, I must say that ginger is such an amazing remedy for any problem that involves inflammation that you must have ginger tea every day. It inhibits the progress that the problem is making and also does not let the problem to occur. Ginger reduces the inflammation of UTI and lowers the intensity of pain associated. You may drink ginger tea daily as it will free you from the problem soon. To prepare the tea, simply put crushed ginger into boiled water and steep aside for some time. You may drink the tea with or without straining because both ways if works amazing. If you don’t strain then chew the ginger properly.
7. Have More Of Vitamin C
I tell you about the relation of vitamin C and the urinary tract infection. Foods that contain large amount of vitamin C make the urine even acidic which further inhibits the growth of bacteria in the urinary tract. In case, you are fed up of UTI then you may either consume products containing more of vitamin C or take vitamin C supplement. If you choose the fruits or vegetables, then rather than taking at regular interval, you may take daily.