Urinary tract infection

Published on July 23rd, 2013 | by Tom


Home Remedies for Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are a common disease, especially for women. It’s a health problem that caused by bacteria infection of the bladder and its exit tubes. Immediate treatment is needed to avoid further damage to the kidneys. Here are some natural home remedies or Urinary tract infections.

  1. Granny smith apple. Prepare some white vinegar and add some salt in it. Then skin some pieces of granny smith apples. Eat the apple slices after dipping into the white vinegar. After you eat all the apple pieces, you can drink the left vinegar. This yummiest remedy has done magic work for some people, and you can have a try.
  2. Yogurt. Eat yogurt regularly. Yogurt contains an element called probiotics which can fight against the bad bacteria that causes the infection.
  3. Water. More fluid intake can flush the infection out. So be sure to drink lots of water, 8 glasses a day is necessary. You can place a bottle contain hot water on the lower abdomen to ease the pain caused by the infection.
  4. Cranberry juice. This reduced sugar juice is an excellent preventative measure for urinary tract infection. Drink half glass of cranberry juice daily, you will find the situation being much better.
  5. Baking soda. Add 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda into a cup of water and take the combination, which can ease the pain of peeing.
  6. Vitamin C. Vitamin C can acidify the urine and control the growth of bacteria. Fruits like lemon, orange, melon, tomato and papaya are all contain vitamin C. Increase the intake of those in your diet to get a good of Vitamin C.
  7. Herb uva ursi. The herb uva ursi can help fight the bacteria that cause urinary tract infection. But this herb also will cause some side-effects, so people suffering from kidney or liver disease, pregnant or nursing women or children should not try this remedy.
  8. Cut out irritants. Avoid things like alcohol, spicy food, carbonated drinks, caffeine and artificial sweeteners that will irritate your bladder and worsen the infection. Eat a balanced diet; focus on healthy foods like high-fiber carbohydrates.

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