You sit on a toilet seat with an urge to pee but you cannot. And if you manage to get a little out, it burns like fire. This is a sure-shot sign of a Urinary tract infection. When you are suffering from urine infection, just the thought of peeing can scare you.
It is very common to fall prey to a UTI nowadays. Here are the causes of Urinary Tract Infection in women-
Though there is nothing severe about it, it is important to treat this infection in a timely manner otherwise it may have serious effects on your kidneys. The symptoms of a UTI are-
Although a urinary tract infection is usually cured by a course of antibiotics, you can also try these home remedies to prevent a urinary tract infection and to eliminate the toxins from your body:
The first and foremost thing to do is to drink plenty of water. Water is essential for flushing out the harmful bacteria from your body during urination. In order to prevent recurring UTIs and to maintain your urinary health, drink 6 to 8 glasses of water every day.
Loaded with Vitamin C and citric acid, citrus fruits such as amla, orange, cranberry and lemon fight against harmful bacteria. Bacteria cannot thrive in an acidic environment and these amazing fruits inhibit the growth of these bacteria. Vitamin C supplements are also choice but consult your doctor before using these.
Whenever you get the urge to pee-UTI or not- just do it! Holding it in increases the chance that bacteria will grow and cause infection. When you pee during UTI, it means you are taking out a little bit of that bacteria.
Parsley contains apigenin, a major component that has anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. These properties help to get rid of excess water from your body through urine. For soothing the infection and quick healing, refresh yourself with parsley water.
If you are looking for a potent remedy for urinary tract infection, look no further than garlic. The antioxidants present in garlic and its anti-inflammatory and immune-modulatory effects is a great treatment for UTIs.
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