Home remedies for Urinary tract infections, Quick relief from urine infection

A urine infection is caused by bacteria (germs) that get into the urine and is a problem faced by many. UTIs are one of the common reason people visit their doctors each year. Men get UTIs, but they are much more common in women. However there are some home remedies that are effective in treating and preventing urine infection.

  • Baking Soda:Mix 1 teaspoon baking soda to a glass of water and drink this every morning. The soda neutralizes the acidity in your urine, speeding along your recovery.
  • Blueberries:blue berries have bacteria-inhibiting properties. Blueberry juice was found to prevent UTIs.
  • Cranberry juice: Drink good amount of cranberry juice as it one of the most simple and natural way of treating urinary tract infection. It prevents as well as heals the infection due to its medicinal properties.
  • Pineapple:Eating a cup of pineapple help rid you of your infection.
  • Fluids:Increase your fluid intake by drinking lots of water. You can also increase the fluid consumption in the form of barley, fruit juices, or coconut water. The extra fluid will help in flushing and diluting the unwanted toxins) from your body.
  • Vitamin C:Eat lots of fruits to increase your vitamin C intake.

Other prevetive measures for UTIs
  • Never hold back the urge to urinate.
  • Avoid artificial sweeteners, spicy, oily foods, cheese, chocolates, alcohol, beer, soda and carbonated drinks.
  • Wear cotton panties.
  • Avoid tight fitted clothes.
  • Wash your genital area before and after a sexual intercourse.
  • Also urinate before and after an intercourse.
  • Take showers instead of bubble bath to prevent bacteria entering into the urethra which causes UTI.